appendicular abscess


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appendicular abscess

1 an abscess on a limb.
2 an abscess of the vermiform appendix. Also called appendiceal abscess.

appendicular abscess

An abscess around an inflamed or ruptured vermiform appendix.
See also: abscess
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66%) patients while deep wound infection occurred in 3 (10%) patients in whom the operative finding was appendicular abscess.
If the appendix was found to be ruptured or gangrenous during the operation or if there was evidence of appendicular or peri appendicular abscess, the patient was excluded from the study.
Appendicular abscess or mass, ileocaecal tuberculosis, carcinoma caecum, mesenteric adenitis, iliac nodes, typhlitis, Crohn's disease, actinomycosis, distended gallblader, ovarian cysts, fibroid uterus, tubo-ovarian mass, occasionally intussusception, amoeboma, diverticular disease.
1) Appendicular abscess due to suppuration in an acute appendicitis or suppuration in an already formed appendicular mass.
Appendicular abscess was soft in consistency with diffuse borders and smooth surface and fixed mass.
Kang et al had found 100% specificity for periappendiceal collection while Puylaert et al (4) reported a diagnostic accuracy of 89% for appendicular abscess.
The common diagnoses in RIF mass are appendicular mass, appendicular abscess, Ileocaecal Tuberculosis, carcinoma caecum, iliac lymphadenopathy and psoas abscess in order of frequency.
One case diagnosed to be appendicular abscess on USG was found to be appendicular mass intra-operatively and one case of appendicular mass underwent emergency appendectomy due to worsening clinical features.