Aimee Davis double appendixes provided ingalls 2016-11-30
Local News

Ingalls doctors discover a rare condition: two appendixes

  Aimee Davis, who recently had two appendixes removed  at Ingalls Hospital, poses with her primary physician  Dr. Kaveh Rahmani, left, and her surgeon Dr. Michael  Romberg, right. (Provided photo)

 

As an educator at the Field Museum in Chicago, Aimee Davis lives and breathes history.

She’s not accustomed to making it though.

Yet that’s exactly what the 36-year-old Chicagoan did when she had not one — but two — appendixes. Her condition is so rare that medical journals report . . .

You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers.

Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

Already a subscriber? Login here.

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

Community Calendar