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Nityseva Hospital

Dr. Sonal S. Ingle

Nityaseva Hospital, 10, Pratap Nagar, Jalgaon. View Location

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Appendicitis

What is Appendicitis?


  • Appendix is a narrow, hollow muscular tube present near the junction of the small and large intestine.
  • Appendicitis is the inflammation of appendix (infection).
  • In almost 80% of cases of acute appendicitis are caused due to obstruction of lumen of appendix. The reason of obstruction could be a faecolith (i.e. hard faecal matter), worms if present in the intestines.
 What is Appendicitis Surgery?

Diagnosis:


  • Severe pain in right lower abdomen with nausea and vomiting
  • Raised white blood cell count.
  • Ultrasound of abdomen suggestive of acute appendicitis
 Laparoscopic Appendix Surgery

  • Removal of inflamed appendix can be done by an open technique or laparoscopically.
  • Laparoscopic appendicectomy is performed by making three tiny (3-5-10 mm) incisions through which the telescope and instruments are introduced and the appendix is removed.

 

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