Acute Appendicitis in Adults: Current Concept of Diagnosis and Management

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Appendicitis is a special type of inflammation form in the vermiform appendix lumen. It is part of most life-threatening cases. The obstruction and accumulation of bacterial in the lumen may be induced in the pathogenesis of appendicitis. This condition will develop worse if the patient nor getting treatment properly, as a physician we have to know about clinical manifestations, physical examination findings, laboratory tests and management. When antibiotic treatment is not changing the symptoms during the initial admission, surgery treatment might be considered to be performed. In recurrent disease, either a second course of antibiotics or appendectomy can be applied. The aim of this review, to explain the current concept of appendicitis on diagnosis approach and management.

Appendicitis, adults, diagnosis, management

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