Appendicitis

What Is Appendicitis?

Appendicitis is one of the causes of serious abdominal pain and  happens when the appendix becomes infected and inflamed. It is most commonly seen between the ages of 10 and 30, although it can occur at any age.

What Are the symptoms of Appendicitis??

Appendicitis presents with abdominal pain that usually starts around the belly button. This pain, over nordstrom coupon code 20 off a few hours, shifts to the lower right side. The pain may be accompanied by nausea, vomiting and malaise.

How Is Appendicitis diagnosed??

Appendicitis is usually diagnosed by the clinical presentation and an abdominal ultrasound may be used to confirm the diagnosis. Sometimes a CT scan of the abdomen may also be used to aid diagnosis.

 

 

What is the treatment of Appendicitis?

Appendicitis needs surgical removal of the appendix. The available options for its removal are:

Traditional Open Surgery

Laparoscopic Surgery

            -Conventional

            -Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery

Are There Any ill-effects of removing the Appendix??

The appendix does not have any known function and hence its removal is not associated with any effects.