- It occurs due to suppuration in an acute appendicitis or suppuration in an already formed appendicular mass.
- Abscess commonly occurs in retrocaecal region but often can occur in subcaecal, preileal lumbar or postileal regions.
CLINICAL FEATURES: -
- High fever, features of toxicity, tender, smooth, dull (to percuss), soft swelling in right iliac fossa which lies towards right lateral and lower side with clear upper margin but indistinct lower margin.
- Ultrasound confirms the diagnosis.
Appendicular abscess is defined as a collection of pus resulting from necrosis of the tissue superimposed with infection in an inflamed appendix. It is an unusual and rare entity, appendicular abscesses is a life threatening complication of acute appendicitis or appendectomy.
HOMEOPATHIC MANAGEMENT: -
The medicines that can be thought of use are:-
- Hepar sulph
- Arsenicum album