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The CT findings of 12 cases of intraperitoneal abscess included low-density mass in peritoneal cavity, heterogeneous enhancement of irregular thick wall, and air fluid level which was seldom (Table-II).
Table-II: Distribution of CT positive findings of patients with intraperitoneal abscess
Rarely, free perforation of the appendix into the peritoneal cavity occurs that may be accompanied by peritonitis and septic shock with subsequent formation of multiple intraperitoneal abscesses. The polymicrobial nature of perforated appendicitis is well established as its flora is similar to that of colon.