Appendix
Appendicitis
Interval appendicitis



Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Revised: 29 April 2019

Revised: 22 January 2019

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PubMed Search: Interval appendicitis


Jaleh Mansouri, M.D., M.P.H.
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Cite this page: Mansouri J. Interval appendicitis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/appendixinterval.html. Accessed June 19th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Findings associated with previously ruptured / perforated appendix surgically removed 4-8 weeks after antibiotic treatment
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Granulomatous inflammation with giant cells, transmural chronic inflammation, scattered lymphoid aggregates, cryptitis with crypt abscess, fibrous adhesions
Differential diagnosis
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