Appendix
Appendicitis
Chronic appendicitis


Topic Completed: 01 August 2012

Revised: 22 January 2019

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Mansouri J. Chronic appendicitis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/appendixchronicappen.html. Accessed January 23rd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Existence disputed clinically and pathologically
  • Some cases may represent recurrent acute appendicitis (Chirurg 2002;73:710)
  • No distinct pathologic features