The most common position of appendix noticed was retrocaecal
followed by pelvic.
Extensive retroperitoneal and right thigh abscess in a patient with ruptured retrocaecal
appendicitis: an extremely fulminant form of a common disease.
A long subserosal retrocaecal
sub hepatic appendix which is not uncommon.
Emergency laparotomy confirmed perforated retrocaecal
appendicitis, with large retroperitoneal abscess that extended from the hepatic flexure of the colon, downward along the right psoas muscle and into the thigh.
Pseudomyxoma retroperitonei, also known as pseudomyxoma extraperitonei, is mucinous collection in the retroperitoneum, usually due to retroperitoneal rupture of a primary mucinous appendiceal tumour in a retrocaecal
His official website said: "A diagnosis of appendix abscess surrounding a retrocaecal
appendicitis has been confirmed.
An ultrasonographic and CT scan of the abdomen revealed the presence of a cystic mass (max diameter 60 mm) in the retrocaecal
adipose tissue that was in proximity of the caecum, appendix and ileum.
The appendix, 3 cm in length, was retrocaecal
, acutely inflamed and perforated.
Among 37 cases of this study in which appendicectomy was done, on the basis of intra-operative findings, as per above table, the commonest position of appendix was retrocaecal
in 30 (81.
position was highest (57%) followed by pelvic (28.
The tip of the other appendix was retrocaecal
having a perforation in the middle third with its base at the confluence of the tenia.
This revealed a retrocaecal
gas and fluid collection (Fig.