appendix mass

(redirected from appendiceal mass)

appendix mass

A mass of inflamed tissue located in the right lower quadrant, which surrounds an acutely inflammed and/or ruptured appendix with appendicitis.
References in periodicals archive ?
It is important to remember that endometriosis can be one of the many causes of an appendiceal mass or a cecal mass, especially in pre-menopausal women.