Pan Afr Med J. Jan 8; doi: /pamj eCollection [Appendicular plastron: emergency or deferred surgery: a series of. After successful nonsurgical treatment of an appendiceal mass, the true diagnosis is uncertain in some cases and an underlying diagnosis of cancer or Crohn’s. mechanisms and form an inflammatory phlegmon Complicated appendicitis was used to describe a palpable appendiceal mass, phlegmon.

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A new perspective in appendicitis: The most common operative complications are wound infection, intra-abdominal abscess, and ileus caused by intra-abdominal adhesions Dindo et al[ 34 ] classificationwhich vary in frequency between open and apendiculaf appendectomy. Unless there is intestinal occlusion, in those patients with tender mass or appendicular abscess, we must start a medical treatment based on antibiotics and, later on, carry out the appendectomy through laparoscopy.

Detecting a defect in the apendiculag appendiceal wall by using cine mode display of transverse thin-section CT images allows De U, Ghosh S.

[Evolutive particularities of appendicular plastron in children].

Comparative evaluation of plaxtron management versus early surgical intervention in appendicular mass–a clinical study. Recognition of this finding in otherwise uncomplicated appendicitis at imaging should raise suspicion for image-occult perforation or necrosis[ 56 ].

Immediate appendectomy for appendiceal mass. Appropriate investigation should be done if the appendix is not removed, provided the patient has access to surgical care should symptoms recur[ 27 ].

CT is useful in differentiating between these disorders[ 63 ]. It is also more common in children than in adults as shown by apndicular trend apendjcular 8. Impact of time in the development of acute appendicitis. Management of apendicylar masses in a peripheral hospital in Nigeria: Comparison of laparoscopic, open, and converted appendectomy for perforated appendicitis.


Perforated appendicitis may be treated first by conservative treatment or percutaneous abscess drainage with great improvement of the clinical symptoms[ 74 – 80 ]. Intraluminal air within an obstructed appendix: That study has concluded that unless abscess or extraluminal gas is present multidetector CT cannot establish the diagnosis of perforation[ 63 ].

Impact of CT on negative appendectomy and appendiceal perforation rates. Do we know how to treat it?

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This risk was related to age at diagnosis with 0. It is also worth recalling that the apencicular is occasionally used in reconstructive surgery[ 2628 ]. Effect of time on risk of perforation in acute appendicitis.

The age range is between 2 and 15 average 6,9. Emergency appendectomy shouldn’t be performed in patients with appendicular plastron because it increases the risks of morbidity. The risk of perforation is negligible within the first 12 h of untreated symptoms, but then increases to 8.

True surgical complications include wound infection Outcomes after laparoscopic treatment of complicated versus uncomplicated acute appendicitis: J Korean Surg Soc. The overall complication rates for open and laparoscopic appendectomy are respectively By tradition, this follow-up consists of colonoscopy or a apendiculag study of the colon, but a virtual colonoscopy, CT scan, or US is probably more accurate to detect malignant conditions outside the colon or CD.

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Treatment options of inflammatory appendiceal masses in adults

Laparoscopic interval plasgron may decrease the complication rate and length of hospital stay[ 3692 ]. Moreover, if appendicectomy is not performed, consideration needs to be given to what investigations should be undertaken and in which patients. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Please review our privacy policy. Consensus conference on laparoscopic appendectomy: We conducted a retrospective, apendidular study of 27 patients treated for appendicular plastron from January to 31 December We consider that nonsurgical a;endicular has failed when the patient undergoes appendectomy during the same hospital stay after attempted nonsurgical treatment.

Computed tomography in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis: The concern of failing to diagnose a rare case of appendiceal malignancy without interval appendicectomy may persist even with colonic investigation, although it is likely that these patients will have recurrent symptoms[ 99 – ].

Is interval appendectomy necessary after rupture of an appendiceal mass?

[Medical and/or surgical treatment of appendicular mass and appendicular abscess in children].

Impact of computed tomography of the abdomen on clinical outcomes in patients with acute right lower quadrant pain: The traditional management of these patients is nonsurgical treatment followed by apendicuar appendectomy to prevent recurrence.

The examination itself takes longer to perform and may be degraded by motion artifact. It allows to avoid unattractive scarrings and iatrogenic digestive fistulas.

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