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Q: What is the reason of acute appendicitis?
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What is meant by subacute appendicitis?

Appendicitis that is not yet as serious as acute appendicitis.


Is an appendicitis an emergency?

Acute appendicitis is most common acute abdominal emergency.


What is the medical term meaning appendicitis?

Acute appendicitis is 'the' medical term.


Can appendicitis symptoms feel like a period?

Early stage of acute appendicitis may be confused with pains of periods. Shortly the pain of acute appendicitis becomes worse.


Can guava seeds cause appendicitis?

Yes. You can get acute appendicitis due to guava seeds or seed of orange. At times the seed lodge in the lumen of the appendix and cause acute appendicitis.


Do guava seeds can causes appendicitis?

Yes. You can get acute appendicitis due to guava seeds or seed of orange. At times the seed lodge in the lumen of the appendix and cause acute appendicitis.


Is operation necessary for acute appendicitis?

Yes.


What is the icd code for acute appendicitis with perforation?

540.0


Is acute Appendicitis the same as Appendicitis?

Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix. The term Acute or Chronic refers to the amount of time the condition has been occurring. Acute conditions last for less then 6 months where as Chronic conditions last for 6 months or longer. So to answer your question, yes they are the same, however saying "acute appendicitis" is a more specific term and would refer to appendicitis lasting less then 6 months. In almost all cases appendicitis is acute as the infection, inflammation and swelling of the tissue is a medical emergency in which the appendix must be removed before it bursts.


Is diarrhea a symptom of appendicitis?

Yes. Specially in infants. It is very difficult to diagnose acute appendicitis in infants.


Why is acute appendicitis so dangerous?

If you do not manage the acute appendicitis, correctly, the appendix may get burst. The peritonitis fallows. There is almost 80 % mortality in peritonitis, even with the best treatment.


How is appendicites prevented?

There is no known sure precaution to prevent acute appendicitis.


Pain in the RLQ is most characteristic of?

Most cases of acute right lower quadrant(RLQ) pain are considered appendicitis


What system does acute appendicitis effect?

Being an infectious process, appendicitis would affect the immune system to increase the white blood count significantly.


What are signs for appendicitis?

In early stage you get rebound tenderness in right iliac region. Localized rigidity in the right iliac region is 'the' sign of acute appendicitis.


When a person has an acute bacterial infection such as meningitis or appendicitis which type of leukocyte increases in number?

Neutrophil


Pathophysiology diagram of acute appendicitis?

go to http://www.patient.co.uk/health/Appendicitis.htm it has a great diagram.


In acute appendicitis is there congestive process and what type of congestion is present?

no idea whatsoever so do it urselff


Why does localized peritonitis develop from acute appendicitis prior to rupture?

bacteria escape into the circulating blood


What are the symptoms of acute appendicitis?

You get colicky pain in the umbilical area. The pain shift to the right iliac region within few hours. This is 'the' symptom of acute appendicitis. Contrary to common belief, fever is not prominent. Vomiting after getting pain in abdomen and loss of appetite are prominent symptoms.


Can E. coli cause you to get appendicitis?

Yes, because infection could cause swelling of lymph nodes and cause appendix obstruction which ultimately lead to acute appendicitis


What reading material is available on Meckel's diverticulum and acute appendicitis?

al Mahmeed, T., J. K. MacFarlane, and D. Filipenko. "Ischemic Meckel's diverticulum and acute appendicitis." Canadian Journal of Surgery 43, no. 2 (2000): 146-47.


What causes pain to the right side of the abdomen?

Appendicitis is an acute condition that causes pain to the right side of the abdomen.


What is a sentence for appendix?

Untreated acute appendicitis can result in a burst appendix. You can find detailed examples in Appendix B.


What are the possible causes of acute abdomen?

The possible causes of acute abdomen are the following: 1. acute peptic ulcer and its complications; 2. acute cholecystitis; 3. acute pancreatitis; 4. acute intestinal ischemia; 5. acute appendicitis; 6. acute diverticulitis; 7. acute peritonitis; 8. ectopic tubal pregnancy with tubal rupture; 9. acute pyelonephritis; 10. acute ureteral colic; 11. diabetic ketoacidosis.