Appendix
Appendicitis
Interval appendicitis

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Revised: 16 February 2016, last major update August 2012

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PubMed Search: Interval appendicitis
General
  • Findings associated with previously ruptured / perforated appendix surgically removed 4-8 weeks after antibiotic treatment
Micro Description
  • Granulomatous inflammation with giant cells, transmural chronic inflammation, scattered lymphoid aggregates, cryptitis with crypt abscess, fibrous adhesions
Differential Diagnosis