perforating appendicitis

per·fo·rat·ing ap·pen·di·ci·tis

inflammation of the appendix leading to perforation of the wall of the appendix into the peritoneal cavity, resulting in peritonitis.
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That is because CO2 insufflated in laparoscopic surgery led to spread of bacteria in abdominal cavity, especially in the treatment of perforating appendicitis.
In two cases of appendicular abcesses and in one case of perforating appendicitis, appendix was not visualized.
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