obliterative appendicitis

obliterative appendicitis

[ə′blid·ə‚rād·iv ə‚pen·də′sīd·əs]
(medicine)
Obliteration of the lumen of the appendix by fibrofatty tissue.
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Among non-neoplastic lesions histological variants of appendicitis like acute appendicitis, acute suppurative appendicitis, chronic appendicitis, fibrosing appendicitis, obliterative appendicitis, follicular appendicitis, eosinophilic appendicitis, gangrenous appendicitis, appendicular abscess, perforated appendicitis and appendicitis with Enterobius Vermicularis infestation were reported.
Other forms of appendicitis like acute suppurative appendicitis, chronic appendicitis, fibrosing appendicitis, obliterative appendicitis, follicular appendicitis, eosinophilic appendicitis, gangrenous appendicitis, appendicular abscess, perforated appendicitis were reported.
Histopathological Spectrum of Appendiceal Lesions Number Percentage Histopathological Diagnosis of Cases Reported of Cases Acute appendicitis 557 50.5% Acute suppurative appendicitis 149 13.5% Chronic appendicitis 225 20.4% Follicular appendicitis 71 6.4% Eosinophilic appendicitis 8 0.8% Obliterative appendicitis 8 0.8% Fibrosing appendicitis 33 3% Gangrenous appendicitis 5 0.5% Appendicular abscess 24 2.2% Perforated appendicitis 2 0.2% Appendicitis with worm infestation 7 0.7% Granulomatous lesion 1 0.1% Endometriosis 1 0.1% Carcinoid 2 0.2% Mucosal hyperplasia 2 0.2% Low grade appendiceal mucinous 3 0 2% neoplasm Mucinous adenocarcinoma 2 0.2% Total 1100 100% Table 2.
[3.] Donald C.Collins, Obliterative appendicitis, Annals of surgery, vol.
No Diagnosis Number 1 Obliterative Appendicitis 12 2 Acute Appendicitis 183 3 Serosal congestion + sub mucosal 169 lymphoid hyperplasia 4 Carcinoid 2 TOTAL 366 CASE DISTRIBUTION:
Total number of appendicectomy specimen - 366 Number of cases of Obliterative appendicitis -12
OBSERVATIONS: 366 cases of appendix were operated in Rajah Muthiah Medical College during the study period from January 2013 to March 2014-out of which 12 cases were reported as obliterative appendicitis, 183 cases were reported as acute appendicitis, 169 cases were reported as serosal congestion with sub mucosal lymphoid hyperplasia and 2 cases were reported as appendiceal carcinoid.