periappendicitis


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periappendicitis

[¦per·ē·ə‚pen·də′sīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the tissue around the vermiform process, or of the serosal region of the vermiform appendix.
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The vermiform appendix was dilated, with lymphoid hyperplasia and acute periappendicitis.
The pathological examination of the appendix demonstrated acute appendicitis with periappendicitis.