Appendicitis is an irritation of the appendix, a 3 1/2-inch-long tube of tissue which enlarges from the food canal below the stomach. As regards the operation of the appendix no one is completely sure. It is however known to
us that with no noticeable effect one can live without appendix.
Appendicitis is an urgent medical situation which needs timely surgery to eliminate the appendix. Without proper treatment an irritated appendix will ultimately break open or burst, dropping transferable materials into the
abdominal hollow. Unless immediate treatment with strong antibiotics, this can go ahead to peritonitis, a severe swelling of the abdominal cavity’s lining which may be critical.
Causes of Appendicitis:
Due to blockage of appendix, appendicitis crops up. Frequently such blockage may be by a foreign body, cancer or stool. Further it may also happen from viru