Journal of Current Surgery, ISSN 1927-1298 print, 1927-1301 online, Open Access
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Volume 7, Number 1-2, June 2017, pages 23-25

Treatment of Appendicitis With Iliopsoas Abscess by Laparoscopic One-Step Surgery


Figure 1.
Figure 1. (A) Preoperative computed tomography (CT) image showing right multifocal iliopsoas abscesses and appendicitis. (B) Port site in operation: (a) Umbilicus, glove port (Meditech Inframed, Seoul, Korea); (b) 5 mm port (LaportTM Bladeless, 5 × 75 mm, Meditech Inframed, Seoul, Korea) for abscess drainage.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. (A, B) Intraoperative field and (C, D) follow-up computed tomography (CT) image. (A) Appendiceal tip (arrow) with abscess, inflammatory exudate and adhesion in the right iliopsoas muscle. (B): (a) fistula tract in the right iliopsoas muscle abscess; (b) ligated appendiceal stump. (C) CT image on discharge. (D) Follow-up CT image on 2 weeks after discharge.