A 45-year-old female asked:
i had an appendectomy and under final diagnosis it says acute appendicitis and periappendicitis. what is periappendicitis?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Anne Missavage answered
40 years experience General Surgery
Appendix path report: Periappendicitis is the infection spreading through the appendix into the surrounding tissues. I would expect that you felt much better after the appendectomy!
Answered on Aug 25, 2020
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