International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Open Access | Fully Refereed | Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064




Downloads: 117

Dissertation Chapters | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017


Clinical Study of Mass in Right ILIAC Fossa

Manek Rajiv Prakash, S.C. Dutt


Abstract: Background A mass in the right iliac fossa is a common entity which is frequently encountered in clinical practice, requiring skill in diagnosis. The common swellings which occur in the right iliac fossa are appendicular lump, carcinoma of the caecum, ileocaecal tuberculosis and Crohn's disease. Most of the causes need surgical intervention and are curable. Although an extensive subject, this study was undertaken to unravel some of mystery of a mass in right iliac fossa. Aims The main intention of this study is to know the incidence, varying modes of presentation and management of these cases. Materials and methods Fifty patients with signs and symptoms of a right iliac fossa mass admitted to Mahatma Gandhi Hospital were included in this study. Results Our study showed that 62% of cases were related to appendicular pathology either in the form of appendicular mass (48%) or appendicular abscess (14%).16% of cases were of ileocaecal tuberculosis, 12% of cases were of Ca caecum and 10% of cases were of Psoas abscess. Conclusion In patients with appendicular mass, initially conservative management with Ochsner Sherren's regimen followed by interval appendicectomy had good results. Patients with appendicular abscess underwent immediate appendicectomy and the complications were less. Cases of ileocaecal tuberculosis received Anti Tubercular Therapy post operatively. Surgery was the mainstay of treatment for Ca caecum and Psoas abscess.


Keywords: Appendicular mass, Appendicular Abscess, Mass in right iliac fossa, Ileocaecal tuberculosis


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,


Pages: 1456 - 1461


How to Cite this Article?

Manek Rajiv Prakash, S.C. Dutt, "Clinical Study of Mass in Right ILIAC Fossa", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20173575, Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017, 1456 - 1461

How to Share this Article?

Enter Your Email Address


Similar Articles with Keyword 'Appendicular'

Downloads: 3

Review Papers, Medical Surgical, Brazil, Volume 10 Issue 8, August 2021

Pages: 677 - 680

Appendix Positions and their Clinical Implications: Literature Review

Bruna Malvestiti Vieira Dos Santos, Diego Ferreira De Andrade Garcia, Elias Jirjoss Ilias

Share this Article

Downloads: 108

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016

Pages: 1129 - 1133

Preoperative Diagnostic Role of Hyperbilirubinemia as a Marker of Acute Appendicitis & Appendicular Perforation

Naveen Verma, Hanuman Ramkhoja, Surendra Pal Maurya, Farukh Khan, Anand Mohan, Ashutosh Saini

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'mass'

Downloads: 2 | Weekly Hits: ⮙1 | Monthly Hits: ⮙2

Review Papers, Medical Surgical, Indonesia, Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021

Pages: 374 - 377

Thyroglossal Duct Cyst: A Literature Review

Ni Putu Ruspata Bhyantari

Share this Article

Downloads: 3

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 10 Issue 4, April 2021

Pages: 942 - 947

Pancreatic Tuberculosis-Report on a Rare Presentation of a Not So Rare Disease

Dr. Prekshit Chhaparwal, Dr. Ashish Goyal, Dr. Brijesh Kumar Sharma, Dr. M. C. Misra

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'Abscess'

Downloads: 22

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 10 Issue 4, April 2021

Pages: 281 - 283

Intra-Hepatic Perforation of Gall Bladder Causing Liver Abscess Mimicking Malignancy: A Rare Presentation

Dr. Prekshit Chhaparwal, Dr. Ashish Goyal, Dr. Brijesh Kumar Sharma, Dr. M. C. Misra

Share this Article

Downloads: 35

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021

Pages: 1424 - 1429

A Prospective Study of Comparative Evaluation of High Resolution Ultrasonography and Ohmanns Scoring System in Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis

Bhasker Chowdhary, Dr. V. K. Pandey, Rohit Singh, Vivek Kunwar, Vivek Paharwar, Vidushi Tiwari, Prakhar Pratap

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'Mass'

Downloads: 2 | Weekly Hits: ⮙1 | Monthly Hits: ⮙2

Review Papers, Medical Surgical, Indonesia, Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021

Pages: 374 - 377

Thyroglossal Duct Cyst: A Literature Review

Ni Putu Ruspata Bhyantari

Share this Article

Downloads: 3

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 10 Issue 4, April 2021

Pages: 942 - 947

Pancreatic Tuberculosis-Report on a Rare Presentation of a Not So Rare Disease

Dr. Prekshit Chhaparwal, Dr. Ashish Goyal, Dr. Brijesh Kumar Sharma, Dr. M. C. Misra

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'right'

Downloads: 2

Case Studies, Medical Surgical, Saudi Arabia, Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021

Pages: 12 - 14

Fractured Tracheostomy Tubes into the Tracheobronchial Tree

Dr. Sihem Madi, Dr Zoheir Kermezli

Share this Article

Downloads: 2

Case Studies, Medical Surgical, Saudi Arabia, Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021

Pages: 113 - 114

Spring Pen; An Unusual Foreign Body Aspiration in a Child: A Case Report

Dr. Sihemmadi, Dr Zoheirkermezli

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'iliac'

Downloads: 35

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021

Pages: 1424 - 1429

A Prospective Study of Comparative Evaluation of High Resolution Ultrasonography and Ohmanns Scoring System in Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis

Bhasker Chowdhary, Dr. V. K. Pandey, Rohit Singh, Vivek Kunwar, Vivek Paharwar, Vidushi Tiwari, Prakhar Pratap

Share this Article

Downloads: 95

Case Studies, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019

Pages: 2110 - 2111

Duodenal Perforation Presenting as Acute Appendicitis: Valentinos Syndrome

Dr. M. G. Dhanush Yadav, Dr. V.Mohan Rao, Dr. Manoj Kumar Sistu

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'fossa'

Downloads: 35

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021

Pages: 1424 - 1429

A Prospective Study of Comparative Evaluation of High Resolution Ultrasonography and Ohmanns Scoring System in Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis

Bhasker Chowdhary, Dr. V. K. Pandey, Rohit Singh, Vivek Kunwar, Vivek Paharwar, Vidushi Tiwari, Prakhar Pratap

Share this Article

Downloads: 95

Case Studies, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019

Pages: 2110 - 2111

Duodenal Perforation Presenting as Acute Appendicitis: Valentinos Syndrome

Dr. M. G. Dhanush Yadav, Dr. V.Mohan Rao, Dr. Manoj Kumar Sistu

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'tuberculosis'

Downloads: 3

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 10 Issue 4, April 2021

Pages: 942 - 947

Pancreatic Tuberculosis-Report on a Rare Presentation of a Not So Rare Disease

Dr. Prekshit Chhaparwal, Dr. Ashish Goyal, Dr. Brijesh Kumar Sharma, Dr. M. C. Misra

Share this Article

Downloads: 91

Research Paper, Medical Surgical, India, Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020

Pages: 1158 - 1161

Clinical Evaluation and Management of Ileal Perforation

Pushpalatha Tanakala, K. L. Narasimha Rao, Malsur

Share this Article
Top