pericecal

pericecal

 [per″ĭ-se´kal]
around the cecum.

per·i·ce·cal

(per'i-sē'kăl),
Surrounding the cecum.
Synonym(s): perityphlic

pericecal

(pĕr″ĭ-sē′kăl) [″ + L. caecum, blind]
Situated around the cecum.

pericecal

around the cecum.
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Internal hernias can occur in many locations, including paraduodenal, the foramen of Winslow, pericecal, and intersigmoid.
CT scan is more helpful than ultrasound in showing mesenteric stranding and fat inflammation in the pericecal area.
Initial CT scan of her abdomen and pelvis showed pericecal inflammation and an abnormal collection in her right pelvis, likely representing an abscess.
Detailed radiographic appearances of mature teratomas in a pericecal location have not been described, although radiographic detection of calcifications in a reported case of midcolonic teratoma by plain abdominal radiography and ultrasound was helpful in considering the diagnosis of teratoma.
Differential Diagnosis of Pericecal Cystic Lesions No.
20) False negatives were recorded in cases when there was near complete absence of pericecal fat.
2 Definitive CT diagnosis of acute appendicitis is based on finding: 1) an abnormally dilated (>6 mm) enhancing appendix; 2) enhancing appendix surrounded by inflammatory stranding or abscess; or 3) pericecal abscess or inflammatory mass with a calcified appendicolith.
Pericecal inflammatory changes and cecal wall thickening may create the arrowhead sign of appendicitis.
Other US findings include: Echogexric submucosa in early acute appendicitis; a target sign if the appendix is fluid-filled (hypoechoic fluid layer, echogexric mucosa/submucosa, and hypoechoic muscularis); an appendicolith; pericecal or periappendiceal fluid; increased periappendiceal echogemciry (from inflamed fat); and enlarged mesenteric nodes (Figare 14).