appendicitis


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inflammation of the vermiform appendix

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Both mucosal abrasion and decreased blood flow will end in acute appendicitis and its complications.
A], January 27 ( ANI ): According to a recent research, colonoscopy can "prompt" appendicitis up to one week after the examination, in certain patients.
The classic clinical presentation of acute appendicitis, including RLQ pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, and leukocytosis, is confounded by normal changes in maternal physiology during pregnancy.
Conclusion: Modified alvarado score is a highly sensitive test with fair degree of specificity for the early diagnosis of acute appendicitis especially in the adults.
Increasing use of CT scanning in acute appendicitis increases the cost of care, stay time in the emergency department and delays the time for surgery.
As the pathogenesis of appendicitis represents occlusion of the appendiceal lumen, followed by overgrowth or translocation of bowel flora resulting in inflammation of the wall of the appendix, anaerobes and gram-negative gut flora represent the most important pathogens.
Objective: In this study, we aimed to show the effectiveness of Alvarado score and its components to predict the correct diagnosis of acute appendicitis and to find an optimum cut-off value for Alvarado score.
Appendicitis is the most common intra-abdominal emergency worldwide.
Wound infections, bleeding, and intraabdominal abscess are short-term complications of appendectomy, while incisional hernia, bowel obstruction, and stump appendicitis (SA) are long-term complications (2).
Herein, we report a case of AML initially presented as acute nonsuppurative appendicitis due to leukemic cell infiltration which is a rarer manifestation of de novo AML.
Conclusion: SILA using the 10-mm laparoscope and glove port technique may be a safe and feasible operation for mild to moderate appendicitis.
Laparotomy was performed and it came out to be missed appendicitis which buried into the abdominal wall and caused the pus track down anteriorly to appear as anterior abdominal wall abscess as one of its rare complication.
Acute appendicitis is a rare disease in newborns with a high mortality because of unspecific clinical features.
for emergency surgeries, acute appendicitis is the most common disease entity.