periappendicitis


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periappendicitis

 [per″e-ah-pen″dĭ-si´tis]
inflammation of the vermiform appendix and surrounding tissues.

per·i·ap·pen·di·ci·tis

(per'ē-ă-pen'di-sī'tis),
Inflammation of the tissue surrounding the vermiform appendix.
Synonym(s): para-appendicitis

per·i·ap·pen·di·ci·tis

(per'ē-ă-pen'di-sī'tis)
Inflammation of the tissue surrounding the vermiform appendix.
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* Negative appendicectomy was defined as appendicectomy after which histological examination of the specimen demonstrated periappendicitis, or there was no inflammation, tumour or infectious agent.
A total of 21 patients met the criteria for periappendicitis. The median age was 23 years (IQR 20-32).
The pathological examination of the appendix demonstrated acute appendicitis with periappendicitis. The patient experienced an uncomplicated postoperative hospital course and was discharged after 5 days.
Complications associated with appendicitis increase significantly when the appendix is perforated or gangrenous with periappendicitis [1].