Mikael Häggström [note 1]
Generally 10% neutral buffered formalin.
See also: General notes on fixation
Further information: Appendix
A major clue to chronic appendicitis is fibrosis.
Patchy chronic peri-appendicitis.
Further information: Appendicitis
Chronic appendicitis has predominantly mononuclear infiltrate rather than neutrophilic. It must go beyond the normal histological locations of mononuclear leucocytes of the appendix.
Even when chronic appendicitis is detected, also look for acute appendicitis, as well as appendix cancer (Further information: Appendix )
| Patchy chronic peri-appendicitis. Negative for suppurative inflammation.
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Sierakowski, Kyra; Pattichis, Andrew; Russell, Patrick; Wattchow, David (2016). "Unusual presentation of a familiar pathology: chronic appendicitis
". BMJ Case Reports: bcr2015212485. doi:10.1136/bcr-2015-212485. ISSN 1757-790X.