Appendicitis is an inflammation of a finger-shaped projection from large intestine on the lower right side of your abdomen. Its function is not well knowAppendicitis causes pain in your lower right abdomen.it occurs in people between 10-30 age group.
The annual rate of Appendicitis increased from 7.62 to 9.38 per 10,000 between 1993 and 2008. The Appendicitis was found at a highest frequency in the 10-20 years age group and occurrence in this group decreased by 4.6%. An increase of Appendicitis was found by 6.3% between ages 30 and 50 years. Its rates is higher in males.
Physical exam to assess your pain • Blood test: high white blood cell count will indicates the infrction to cause appendicitis • Urine test: urinalysis to know urinary tract infection that causes appendicitis • Imaging tests: an abdominal X-ray, an abdominal ultrasound or a computerized tomography (CT) scan helps in confirming appendicitis.