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Prognosis of Acute Appendicitis

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Acute Appendicitis: 390 deaths reported in USA 1999 for appendix conditions (NVSR Sep 2001)

Estimated mortality rate for Acute Appendicitis from incidence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 389 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 390 deaths reported in USA 1999 for appendix conditions (NVSR Sep 2001))
  • Incidence: 680,000 (USA annual incidence calculated from this data: 25 per 10,000 (age 10-17), 1-2 per per 10,000 (under 4)
  • 0.057% (ratio of deaths to incidence).
  • See also Deaths and Acute Appendicitis and Overview of Acute Appendicitis.


Complications of Acute Appendicitis may include:

Complications of Acute Appendicitis from the Diseases Database include:

Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Acute Appendicitis.

Acute Appendicitis: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Acute Appendicitis usually refers to the likely outcome of Acute Appendicitis. The prognosis of Acute Appendicitis may include the duration of Acute Appendicitis, chances of complications of Acute Appendicitis, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Acute Appendicitis, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Acute Appendicitis. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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