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Appendicitis Without the Appendix? Maybe its Stump Appendicitis by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 10 Mar 2011 7:27pm Removal of the appendix (appendectomy) is one of the most commonly performed surgeries in the United States, with >250,000 performed annually. Stump appendicitis is an acute inflammation of the residual appendix, and is an under-reported complication that can occur after open or laparoscopic appendectomy. Stump appendicitis results from obstruc ... Read on »
Appendicitis Symptoms Checklist by rajesh moganti Posted Thu 25 Nov 2010 3:04am Appendicitis is the result of an inflamed appendix (a 3.5 inches-in-length tubular structure extending from the large intestines). There is still looming uncertainty about what precisely is the role of the appendix though it is clear that existence without it is not possible. Appendicitis necessitates urgent medical intervention and surgica ... Read on »
Appendicitis Symptoms or Something Else by rajesh moganti Posted Thu 23 Dec 2010 7:46am Appendicitis is a medical crisis situation wherein urgent removal of an inflamed appendix (3.5 inches in length tubular structure of tissues extending from the colon) becomes important. Though it is not precisely known what its role is in our body, but it well-known that living without an appendix is possible sans evident upshots. In case t ... Read on »
Symptoms of appendicitis by Ahmad.H Posted Fri 10 Dec 2010 12:00am Acute appendicitis is defined as the acute inflammation of the appendix. It is the most common surgical emergency. Acute appendicitis can affect all age groups but the majority of cases occur between ages 11 and 20.  Symptoms of acute appendicitis:It starts with pain around the umbilicus or below the xiphisternum (the lowest ... Read on »
Appendicitis Symptoms by jpemagine Posted Tue 11 Oct 2011 7:35am An appendicitis starts with pain on the right side of your abdomen or back and will progressively worsen into an unbearable state.  It will initially begin belly or within the epigastria and then become debilitating. The discomfort may then shift to the lower right side of your abdomen. The pain in the abdomen may possibly turn out to be sharp s ... Read on »
Appendicitis versus stomach flu - symptom checklist by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 07 Oct 2008 6:13pm HopkinsChildrens.org - A young child arrives at the emergency room after several days of abdominal pain, vomiting, and diarrhea and is sent home with a diagnosis of viral gastritis and treatment for the symptoms. The child seems better for a while, only to return to the ER with worse symptoms and a ruptured appendix, a [...] Read on »
APPENDICITIS by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm The appendix is a small, tube-like structure attached to the first part of the large intestine, also called the colon. The appendix is located in the lower right portion of the abdomen. It has no known function. Removal of the appendix appears to cause no change in digestive function. Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix. ... Read on »
About Appendicitis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment General Info about Appendicitis The vermifom appendix or appendix in short, is a small part of the bowel or intestine. It is situated on the right side of the abdomen at the junction of the small and large intestines . It is a small narrow sac approximately 10 cm long and 1 cm wide. The appendix is a vestigial organ, that is, it serv ... Read on »
Appendicitis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm The appendix is a small, tube-like structure attached to the first part of the large intestine, also called the colon. The appendix is located in the lower right portion of the abdomen. It has no known function. Removal of the appendix appears to cause no change in digestive function. Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix. ... Read on »
Appendicitis: Appendectomy or Antibiotics? by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 11 Apr 2012 3:00am Back in the day, in the dark ages of my training, a chance to cut was a chance to cure.  With regards to pathology reports of appendix specimens, if we didn't remove the occasional normal appendix, our clinical acumen was not sensitive enough.  Of course this was also a time when we still routinely performed open laparotomies to gain access t ... Read on »