Prospective Study of Differential Diagnosis and Management of Patients With Pain in Right Iliac Fossa – Study of 50 Cases
Keywords:Acute Appendicitis, Right Illiac Fossa Pain
• To evaluate various etiologies presenting as pain in right iliac fossa pain and their diagnosis using clinical
examination and various radiological investigations.
• To evaluate various modes of management available to treat those conditions.
1. To study different etiologies which can present as pain in the right iliac fossa.
2. To study number of patients requiring different modalities of treatment including conservative or operative
3. To study number of patients requiring planned or emergency surgical management.
CONCLUSION: In Study Of 50 Cases. Majority of the patients presenting with pain in RIF are from 3rd and 4th
decade. Females (54%) were more affected than males (46%). Majority of patients presents (72%) within 5 days
of onset of pain. 44% of patients had diagnosed as appendicitis based on clinical evaluation, and 30% of patients
had confirmed by ultrasonography. 26 patients were managed conservatively, and 24 patients were managed
operatively. The most common complication was wound infection which was more common in emergency
operations followed by postoperative ileus
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