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inflammation of the vermiform appendix

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To evaluate diagnostic accuracy of modified Alvarado score and Ohmann score in co-relation to histopathology report for diagnosis of acute appendicitis.
This retrospective study was conducted at the Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand, and included a review of all patients who presented with acute appendicitis between June 2010 and September 2015.
The early stages of infectious diseases caused by bacteria and viruses show NLR changes.25 There are numerous studies indicating that NLR is significant in the differential diagnosis of appendicitis compared to healthy volunteers when it is above 3.5.26,27 In recent years, a number of studies have shown that NLR works in determining the severity of appendicitis.28,29 The present study indicated that the NLR was useful in differentiating acute appendicitis. The reason for this is the fact that the drop of lymphocyte count was more pronounced in the appendicitis group in which the increase in neutrophil count was the highest.
Many parameters have been examined to support the diagnosis of acute appendicitis until today (2).
In this prospective study, patients who were suspected of acute appendicitis and referred to the emergency department of a tertiary care urban hospital in 2016 were enrolled in the study.
However, the association between acute appendicitis and periappendicitis shows that periappendicitis was the extension of the appendiceal inflammatory reaction into peritoneal surface.
Next day patient complained of increase in intensity of pain, more in lower abdomen and tenderness on both sides of lower abdomen and provisional diagnosis from acute gastritis to acute appendicitis was made and emergency appendicectomy was planned.
After appendectomy due to acute appendicitis, several cases of tip appendicitis have been reported in the literature.
The etiology of acute appendicitis is believed to be related to luminal obstruction of the pouch (James, 2017).
To extend understanding of the outcomes of acute appendicitis in the public and private sectors in SA.
"This long-term follow-up supports the feasibility of antibiotic treatment alone as an alternative to surgery for uncomplicated acute appendicitis," the authors write.
Minimal free fluid was observed in the periphery of the intestinal loop in the abdominal right inferior quadrant on the ultrasonography (US) conducted because of the preliminary diagnosis of acute appendicitis. Abdominal tenderness induced by compression of the probe was observed, and a suspicious condition was identified for acute appendicitis.
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