Appendicitis. Symptoms

Definition of Appendicitis
Acute inflammation of the appendix, namely the small intestine of blind depth, resembling a gloved finger inserted into the cecum and located in the lower right quadrant of abdomen
Symptoms of Appendicitis

The symptoms of appendicitis are:
* Abrupt onset of severe pain (sometimes very violent) of colic, which begins at a point in the right lower abdomen. Most authors located at the midpoint of the line joining the umbilicus and the ASIS. It's called Mac Burney's point.
* The pain radiates to the rest of the stomach, especially toward the navel and stomach, and gets live to palpation of the right lower abdomen.
* Irregular fever
* Nausea and vomiting
* Abdominal bloating
* No bowel
* The doctor's hand that feels an increased pain, especially when after pressing on the lower right quadrant of the abdomen is suddenly raises his hand, ie decompressive phase of palpation.
* On palpation there is a resistance in the abdominal wall muscles, called abdominal guarding
* You can also have tachycardia and pulse small and frequent.
* The blood test is seen leukocytosis (increased white blood cell count).

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