appendicular abscess


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appendicular abscess

An abscess around an inflamed or ruptured vermiform appendix.
See also: abscess
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Madankumar, "Appendicular abscess masquerading as a liver abscess : value of laparoscopy, in diagnosis and management," Internet Journal of Third World Medicine, vol.
Ultrasound of abdomen detected appendicular mass in another 9 (15%) patients and appendicular abscess in 6 patients from patients diagnosed with appendicular mass.
Other forms of appendicitis like acute suppurative appendicitis, chronic appendicitis, fibrosing appendicitis, obliterative appendicitis, follicular appendicitis, eosinophilic appendicitis, gangrenous appendicitis, appendicular abscess, perforated appendicitis were reported.
There was a palpable mass in only 1 patient (5.9%), which turned out to be an appendicular abscess in our study.
Of the 100 cases of mass in the RIF, 64% of cases were related to appendicular pathology, either in the form of appendicular mass or appendicular abscess. There were 14 cases of ileocaecal tuberculosis and 12 cases of carcinoma caecum.
Majority of the patients were diagnosed as acute appendicitis (81.4%), 11.1% as appendicular abscess and appendicular perforation in 7.4% of cases.
Appendicular abscess, acute appendicitis, perforated appendicitis, right ovarian cyst rupture and adnexal torsion.
* Most common cause of right iliac fossa mass is appendicular mass (48%) followed by appendicular abscess (28%) and ileocaecal tuberculosis (16%).
Staphylococcus aureus was isolated from cases of laparotomy (6), mastectomy (4), gastrectomy (1), abscess incision and drainage (1), APR for Ca rectum (2), paraumbilical hernia with appendicular abscess (1), Trendelenburg operation (1), appendicectomy (2).
In our study total number of 62 patients presented with acute appendicitis in which six patients were diagnosed as appendicular mass, three patients diagnosed with appendicular abscess and three patients were lost to followup, hence they were excluded from the study.
Lipoma, desmoid tumor, pyogenic abscess and haematoma, iliac or appendicular abscess burrowing into abdominal wall.
On operation 66 patients were having clean, non-perforated appendicitis without pus intra-peritonealy, out of which 34 patients were given antibiotics for 3days (group A) and 32 patients were not given antibiotics after operation (group B) rest 9 patients (out of which 2 had appendicular abscess and 3 had appendicular mass and 4 had pus in right iliac fossa) were excluded from the study and were managed expectantly.