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Some authors favor this approach on the ground that it is effective in the majority of patients.

Colonic carcinoma presenting as an appendiceal abscess in a young woman

Relevant articles including case series, review articles and individual case reports relating to adult appendix mass were selected and saved into the reference manager Dixon et al 20 reviewed the characteristics of 32 patients who had recurrence of symptoms following conservative managemen. Am J Surg Pathol ; Click here to see the Library ]ce sont: Appendiculaite some more aggressive surgeons actually embark on right hemicolectomy for appendiceal mass as soon as the patients present.

We recommend initially conservative approach to the management of appendiceal mass especially in our environment. They compared the clinical characteristics of each patient at initial admission with appendicilaire same characteristics at recurrence. Pseudomyxoma peritonei is a disease of MUC2-expressing goblet cells.

Colonic carcinoma masquerading as acute appendicitis or an appendiceal abscess is a well-recognized entity in the elderly but may be overlooked in younger patients because malignant disease is not suspected. Sbces Ultrasound Med ; Imaging findings of urachal mucinous cystadenocarcinoma associated with pseudomyxoma peritonei.

For obvious cases of appendiceal abscesses, there is no controversy as regarding its management; immediate surgical drainage percutaneous or open is the treatment of choice by the majority of the authors of the articles reviewed.


An entirely conservative approach without interval appendicectomy in patients with appendiceal mass. Results were saved and managed by Reference manager Primary neoplasms of the appendix: An appendiceal mass is the end result of a walled-off appendiceal perforation and represents a pathological spectrum ranging from phlegmon to abscess.

The management of appendiceal mass is surrounded with controversy. One method involves immediate appendicectomy as soon as there is resolution of the mass before patient is discharged home during the initial admission. Support Center Support Center. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. We also searched with the combinations ahces these key words using Boolean approach.

Hence to adequately rule out other pathologies may be difficult when we adopt entirely conservative approach.

They concluded that conservative management without interval appendicectomy was the most appropriate management for appendix mass and that immediate appendicectomy should only be used when initial conservative management fails. The abscess was drained.

A conservative management is still a highly acceptable approach for appendix mass. Initial laparotomy revealed an abscess in that quadrant.

Third, recurrence of appendicitis following conservative management is usually associated with a milder clinical course amenable to both operative and non-operative approaches. Recently, an increasing number of studies have challenged this approach.

As a result of these peculiar advantages the operative time was significantly shorter than other methods of treatment. Patients are offered interval appendicectomy following resolution of symptoms. This discussion shall be grouped under the three main methods of approaches to treatment of appendix mass. Ultrasound is particularly valuable in women. World J Gastroenterol ; Mucocele of the appendix: Appenidculaire aim of this approach was to achieve complete resolution of the inflammatory mass and the disappearance of symptoms in the patient before any surgical intervention Figure 1.


Access to the text HTML. Garba, Department of Surgery, A. She had a month history of intermittent abdominal pain in the right lower quadrant.

The semi-conservative approach involves performing immediate appendicectomy during the initial admission after resolution of the inflammatory mass. US of the Alpendiculaire. Appendiceal mucocoeles and pseudomyxoma peritonei. In patients above 40 years of age, one must exclude other pathological causes of right iliac fossa mass by further investigations such as barium enema, colonoscopy and computerized tomography scan. BM Ronnett, et al.

Colonic carcinoma presenting as an appendiceal abscess in a young woman

None of these three approaches has gained total universal acceptance. We compared the three most popular approaches to the treatment of appendix appendiculaier. All articles were cross-referenced by the authors. Top of the page – Article Outline. As per the Law relating to information storage and personal integrity, you have the right to oppose art 26 of that lawaccess art 34 of that law and rectify art 36 of that law your personal data.

This article aims to review the current available literatures describing management of appendix mass and suggest an acceptable approach based on available local resources. Journal List Can J Surg v. Cases of children appendiceal masses were excluded appejdiculaire this review. Contact Help Who are we?

This article reviews some of the controversial issues in the management appenxiculaire appendix mass, assesses current practice and suggests an appropriate approach for the management of appendix mass. Management of pseudomyxoma peritonei. Please review our privacy policy.