Appendix
Appendicitis
Chronic appendicitis

Reviewer: Jaleh Mansouri, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 15 February 2016, last major update August 2012

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Definition / General
Definition / General
  • Existence disputed clinically and pathologically
  • Some cases may represent recurrent acute appendicitis (Chirurg 2002;73:710)
  • No distinct pathologic features