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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2%) patients with incidental finding of abdominal or appendiceal mass, which turned out to be hydatid cyst of the peritoneum.
Appendiceal mass in a neonate after surgery for esophageal atresia and tracheosophageal fistula: report of a case.
Nonoperative management of the ultrasonically evaluated appendiceal mass.
The need for interval appendectomy after resolution of an appendiceal mass questioned.
The management of appendiceal mass in children: is interval appendectomy necessary?
Prospective evaluation of nonsurgical versus surgical management of appendiceal mass.
The presence of para-aortic lymphadenopathy ((b) arrowhead) as well as a prominent appendiceal mass ((c) arrow) was also noted.
Willemsen PJ, Hoorntje LE, Eddes EH, Ploeg RJ (2002) The need for interval appendectomy after resolution of an appendiceal mass questioned.
Janik JS, Ein SH, Shandling B, Simpson JS, Stephens CA Nonsurgical management of appendiceal mass in late presenting children.
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.
Interval appendicectomy after appendiceal mass or abscess in adults: what is "best practice?
One main problem in comparing existing retrospective results is the lack of consistency in using the terms appendiceal mass and appendiceal abscess.