periappendicular

per·i·ap·pen·dic·u·lar

(per'ē-ap'en-dik'yū-lăr),
Surrounding an appendix, especially the vermiform appendix.

periappendicular

[per′i·ap′əndik′yələr]
Etymology: Gk, peri, around; L, appendere, to hang upon
pertaining to the area around the appendix.

periappendicular

(pĕr″ē-ăp″ĕn-dĭk′ū-lăr) [″ + L. appendix, appendage]
Surrounding an appendix.
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Acute appendicitis is also known to be a rare cause of mechanical small bowel obstruction (9), usually resulting from adhesions due to periappendicular inflammation and is different from ileus seen in patients having perforated appendicitis presenting with generalized or localized peritonitis.
Incarcerated inguinal hernia with a perforated appendix and periappendicular abscess: report of a case.