appendix mass

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appendix mass

A mass of inflamed tissue located in the right lower quadrant, which surrounds an acutely inflammed and/or ruptured appendix with appendicitis.
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According to Garba ES and Ahmed A, [21] conservative management is still a highly acceptable approach for appendiceal mass. This should be followed by interval appendicectomy, especially in patients with persistent RIF pain.
Therefore, the gold standard for the management of an appendiceal mass includes medical therapy with interval appendectomy.
(12) There were 7 (14.2%) patients with incidental finding of abdominal or appendiceal mass, which turned out to be hydatid cyst of the peritoneum.
Codrich and colleagues [21] used ultrasound to assess the presence of an appendiceal mass and schedule patients for an immediate appendicectomy or an interval/delayed appendicectomy.
Nonoperative management of the ultrasonically evaluated appendiceal mass. Surgery 1987; 101:602-5.
[6.] Willemsen PJ, Hoorntje LE, Eddes EH, Ploeg RJ (2002) The need for interval appendectomy after resolution of an appendiceal mass questioned.
The presence of para-aortic lymphadenopathy ((b) arrowhead) as well as a prominent appendiceal mass ((c) arrow) was also noted.
Management of appendiceal mass in Children and adults:our experience.
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.
Appendiceal mass: interval appendicectomy should not be the rule.
Management of appendiceal mass: controversial issues revisited.