The management of appendicitis in adults will be reviewed here. Appendicitis in children and pregnant women is discussed separately. The clinical manifestations and differential diagnosis of appendicitis in adults will be reviewed here. The diagnostic evaluation and.
Background. Acute appendicitis is the most common surgical abdominal emergency. Delayed treatment increases the incidence of. If your appendix hasn't burst, your doctor may remove it through a small cut in the belly button. This procedure is better for older adults and.
Appendicitis typically starts with a pain in the middle of your tummy (abdomen) that may come and go. Within hours, the pain travels to your lower right-hand side. If left untreated, appendicitis may cause your appendix to burst and lead to of appendicitis are the same for adolescents as they are for adults.