acute appendicitis


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acute appendicitis

[ə′kyüt ə‚pen·də′sīd·əs]
(medicine)
A sudden, severe attack of appendicitis characterized by abdominal pain, usually localized in the lower right quadrant, with nausea, vomiting, and constipation.
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In this article, we present our institution's MR imaging protocol for evaluation of suspected appendicitis in the pregnant patient and illustrate the MR imaging appearance of both the normal appendix and spectrum of appearances of acute appendicitis seen in pregnancy.
Keywords: Acute appendicitis, Appendectomy, Modified Alvarado Scoring System (MASS).
Conclusion: Plasma leucine-rich alpha-2-glycoprotein-1 levels were not useful in diagnosing acute appendicitis in female patients with acute abdominal pain in right lower-quadrant.
This study is done to evaluate the association between hyperbilirubinaemia in cases of acute appendicitis and its complications.
Diagnosing acute appendicitis in adults: accuracy of color Doppler sonography and MDCT compared with surgery and clinical follow-up.
Histopathologically, acute appendicitis was detected in 125 (80.
Do normal leukocyte count and C-reactive protein value exclude acute appendicitis in children?
And acute appendicitis was diagnosed by CT imaging and was confirmed intraoperatively during a laparoscopic procedure.
Results: The pathology of the four cases was noted when the file of 186 patients aged between 4 and 72 years who underwent surgery for acute appendicitis in my hospital was retrospectively reviewed.
In our setting where CT and US are not always readily available, we rely on inflammatory markers to aid in the decision of management after a clinical diagnosis of acute appendicitis is made.
SA should be kept in mind in cases that imitate acute appendicitis where the patient has a history of appendectomy.
Patients: A retrospective chart review was carried out on patients who underwent SILA for acute appendicitis from June 2012 to August 2015 at the Ehime Rosai Hospital in Niihama, Japan and Saiseikai Shimonoseki General Hospital in Shimonoseki, Japan.

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