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Definition of Periappendiceal

Periappendiceal: Near the appendix. Perforation of the appendix can lead to a periappendiceal abscess (a collection of pus near the appendix).

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=40107
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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