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Appendicitis..!
« on: August 07, 2012, 09:07:40 AM »
Appendicitis is the inflammation of the appendix,which is seen at the right lower part of the large intestinal tube.It is most common in children and young adults. Most of the cases requires emergency surgery, in order to avoid rupture of the appendix into the abdomen.

Symptoms:
Sharp Pain in the lower abdomen, Constipation, vomiting, Nausea and fever .Doctors usually can diagnose by physical exam,lab tests and ultrasound scan.

Causes:
It usually occurs when the appendix becomes blocked by feces, a foreign object, or rarely, a tumor.

Treatment:
An abdominal surgery/Laproscopy is required to remove the appendix. It is better to remove the appendix before it ruptures.It it ruptures chances are there to develop abdominal cavity becomes swollen and infected (peritonitis), Abscess and other complications.