The appendix is
small organ that forms
in form of "gusanito", that is located
in the inferior side of the abdomen.
It more or less
about 0, 5 cm. of diameter and can measure between 2 and 15 cm. are united by their base to the colon or heavy
and have the facility to move much, which explains the different locations from the pain when it is gotten to inflame.
The appendix does not have
and in general it does not cause any
unless it becomes inflamed, grows or it fills of pus, suffering that knows like
or inflammation the appendix.
can appear to any age, is commonest between the 10 and 30 years and affects the same to both sexes, being specially serious when it is gotten to present / display in very small
and in old.
that arises from
form and without no apparent antecedent, usually is the main cause of surgery during the
In some cases, which
been verified that the inflammation comes by an accumulation of fecal matter in this appendix, the infected one and causes the picture of characteristic pain that takes to the patient to
consultation and surgery of emergency.
does not operate on time, can
gangrene, its perforation of the appendix and finally,
that is the inflammation of the walls of the abdominal cavity and that in many cases can get to be mortal.
suspicion, drugs of any class are not due to administer, since it is possible to be concealed the pain and the symptoms, preventing to the
to evaluate the clinical condition correctly.
One is not due to give to eat or either to drink the patient to avoid the vomit or the
Use of bags of water hot, not have no effect, since there is an acute inflammatory process that can be gotten worse, however can be placed while it is arrived at the hospital,
stock market of ice,
without pressing. He is advisable not to make walk to the patient and give the medical aid as rapidly as possible him.
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