The appendix in man is medically important because of its propensity to become inflamed in the condition known as acute appendicitis .
An elevated white blood cell count has a low predictive value for appendicitis because it is present in a number of conditions.
Sometimes these symptoms are mistaken for the flu or appendicitis .
Already some smaller district hospitals are refusing to operate on children suffering from common conditions such as appendicitis .
Its altered position would make symptoms of appendicitis difficult to determine in the future.
The symptoms of appendicitis can vary, but they usually start with a pain in the middle of the abdomen, around the tummy button, that comes and goes.
The clinical presentation in all 7 cases was an acute abdomen with florid acute appendicitis .
The pain is generally present without any palpation; for example, the painful abdomen associated with appendicitis .
Well we've been talking about the waxing and waning of asthma and appendicitis .
This attitude results in early appendectomy in patients with clinical symptoms of appendicitis .