periappendicitis decidualis


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per·i·ap·pen·di·ci·tis de·cid·u·a·'lis

the presence of decidual cells in the peritoneum of the vermiform appendix in cases of right tubal pregnancy with adhesions between the uterine tube and the appendix.

periappendicitis decidualis

[per′i·apen′disī′tis]
an inflammation of the vermiform appendix, with the presence of decidual cells in the peritoneum of the appendix. It occurs in cases of right tubal pregnancy with adhesions between the appendix and the fallopian tubes.

periappendicitis decidualis

A condition in which decidual cells exist in the peritoneum of the appendix vermiformis in cases of tubal pregnancy owing to adhesions between fallopian tubes and the appendix.