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Appendix

Appendicitis

Periappendicitis


Reviewer: Jaleh Mansouri, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 20 October 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Acute or chronic inflammation of serosa beyond that seen with surgical manipulation
● Associated with advanced appendicitis and spread of inflammatory process from another site
● Periappendicitis without significant mural or luminal inflammation may indicate other intraabdominal pathology including salpingitis, Meckelís diverticulitis, Yersiniosis, infectious colitis, colonic neoplasms, peritonitis, urologic processes, abdominal aortic aneurysm

End of Appendix > Appendicitis > Periappendicitis


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