appendiceal abscess

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ap·pen·dic·e·al ab·scess

an intraperitoneal abscess, usually in the right iliac fossa, resulting from extension of infection in acute appendicitis, especially with perforation of the appendix.

appendiceal abscess

ap·pen·dic·e·al ab·scess

(ap'ĕn-dis'ē-ăl ab'ses)
An intraperitoneal abscess, usually in the right iliac fossa, resulting from extension of infection in acute appendicitis, especially with perforation of the appendix.
Synonym(s): periappendiceal abscess.
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A pathology report confirmed acute stump appendicitis with rupture and periappendiceal abscess formation (Figure 3).
In men, older patients, and when periappendiceal abscess is suspected, CT is the imaging method of choice for diagnosis of acute appendicitis.