Reviewer: Jaleh Mansouri, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 20 October 2012, last major update August 2012
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● Findings associated with previously ruptured/perforated appendix surgically removed 4-8 weeks after antibiotic treatment
● Granulomatous inflammation with giant cells, transmural chronic inflammation, scattered lymphoid aggregates, cryptitis with crypt abscess, fibrous adhesions
● Crohn’s disease: involvement of other parts of GI tract, different clinical history
● Xanthogranulomatous appendicitis: prominent histiocytes with clusters of xanthoma cells
End of Appendix > Appendicitis > Interval appendicitis
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