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BACKGROUND Acute appendicitis is the most common surgical non-obstetric pathology during pregnancy. In this report, pregnant patients operated with a diagnosis of acute appendicitis in the last three years are evaluated retrospectively. METHODS Between January 2009 and January 2011, 20 pregnant patients were operated for acute appendicitis. Patients were evaluated regarding age, gestational age, clinical and laboratory examinations, imaging studies, operative findings, mean hospital stay, meandoi:10.5505/tjtes.2013.81889 pmid:23588974 fatcat:76yddajzqje3xi5ejb3m4sxsbe