Mass in Right Iliac Fossa- Clinicopathogical Evaluation

  • Tasleem Akhtar Department of Surgery , Unit I , Benazir Bhutto Hospital and Rawalpindi medical College, Rawalpindi
Keywords: Mass in right iliac fossa, Appendicular mass, Psoas abscess

Abstract

To identify clinico-pathological
entities presenting as mass in right iliac fossa.
Methods: In this observational study patients of
mass in right iliac fossa were recruited. All patients
who presented with sign and symptoms of mass in
right iliac fossa were investigated and subjected to
conservative or operative managements depending
upon the cause and response to conservative
management.
Results: Appendicular mass (33.7%) was the
commonest finding, followed by cecal
carcinoma(9.8%), ileocecal tuberculosis(9.8%), psoas
abcess (7.6%), retroperitoneal dermoid(3.3%), worm
infestation (3.3%) and lymphoma (3.3%).
Conclusion: Appendicular mass is the main cause
of mass in right iliac fossa, with a wide range of
other causes.

Published
2017-03-30
How to Cite
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Akhtar T. Mass in Right Iliac Fossa- Clinicopathogical Evaluation. JRMC [Internet]. 30Mar.2017 [cited 9May2021];21(1):45-7. Available from: https://journalrmc.com/index.php/JRMC/article/view/104
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