12 May, 2011

YES!! Today Im going to talk about appendicitis. Appendicitis is also one of the common disease. Before we learn about appendicitis, we nit to 1st know about appendix.


  • The appendix is a fingerlike pouch attached to the large intestine and located in the lower right area of the abdomen.
  • Is an infection of appendix.
  • Obstruction of appendical lumen.
  • feces, parasites, or growths that clog the appendiceal lumen
  • enlarged lymph tissue in the wall of the appendix
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • trauma to the abdomen
  •  People who are age 10 to 30 years old
Pain site
  • Pain at the right side
  • Abdominal pain: (occurs suddenly, often causing a person to wake up at night,begins near the belly button and then moves lower and to the right, gets worse when moving around, taking deep breaths, coughing, or sneezing)
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • constipation or diarrhea
  • inability to pass gas
  • a low-grade fever that follows other symptoms
  • abdominal swelling
  • the feeling that passing stool will relieve discomfort
  • Surgery - removing appendix (appendectomy)
  • Medication: by giving antibiotic and encourage soft diet

Done membelel.. Leave yr komen..

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