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Right iliac fossa mass

Last reviewed dd mmm yyyy. Last edited dd mmm yyyy

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Causes of a right iliac fossa mass include:

  • appendix abscess
  • gastrointestinal malignancy
  • psoas abscess
  • ovarian tumour
  • Crohn's disease
  • pelvic kidney
  • tuberculous ileocaecal nodes
  • enlarged iliac lymph nodes
  • psoas abscess
  • appendix mass
  • a grossly distended gallbladder
  • retroperitoneal tumour arising in the lymph nodes or soft tissues of the pelvis or the posterior abdominal wall
  • aneurysm of the external or common iliac artery
  • ruptured epigastric artery
  • chondroma ilium
  • malignant change in undescended testis

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