A 27-year-old female asked:
How to heal an anastomosis ulcer my daughter had a bad surgery due to a missed diagnosis of burst appendix had it for three weeks. developed this ulce?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Bariatrics 18 years experience
Not sure..: The diagnosis of anastomosis ulcer for an appendix should be clarified for you. During an appendectomy there isn't usually an anastomosis. So question your surgeon to explain this to you better... Did she have part of colon removed or just the appendix? Even if had her colon removed an ulcer of a colon anastomosis is an unusual diagnosis.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 30, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.