Appendix B

Algorithm of diagnosis and treatment of appendicular mass and abscess

                               (obligatory)

 

        Mass in right low quadrant of abdomen

 

                                          Ultrasonic

 

  

 Mass of caecum               Abscess        Pathology of kidneys,

                                                                         gynaecology

  Metastasis in liver,

     paraaortic

    lymph nodes

                                              

 

 

No                         Yes                                         Special

                                                                            treatment

                                               

 

 

Colonoscopy + biopsy

 

 

 

Appendicular                   Appendicular                 Colonic

       mass                               abscess                       cancer

 

 

Conservative                       Surgery      

   treatment