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What is Chronic appendicitis?

What is Chronic appendicitis?

Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix and can appear in an acute or chronic form. Acute appendicitis is a sudden severe attack whereas ...more »

  • Chronic appendicitis: Recurring inflammation of the appendix.

Chronic appendicitis: Introduction

Types of Chronic appendicitis:

Broader types of Chronic appendicitis:

What causes Chronic appendicitis?

Causes of Chronic appendicitis: see causes of Chronic appendicitis

What are the symptoms of Chronic appendicitis?

Symptoms of Chronic appendicitis: see symptoms of Chronic appendicitis

Chronic appendicitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Chronic appendicitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Chronic appendicitis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Chronic appendicitis: Gastroenterologist, Gastrointestinal Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Chronic appendicitis.
Treatments for Chronic appendicitis: see treatments for Chronic appendicitis
Research for Chronic appendicitis: see research for Chronic appendicitis

Society issues for Chronic appendicitis


Hospitalization statistics for Chronic appendicitis: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Chronic appendicitis:

  • 0.035% (4,512) of hospital consultant episodes were for unspecified appendicitis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultant episodes for unspecified appendicitis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 51% of hospital consultant episodes for unspecified appendicitis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 49% of hospital consultant episodes for unspecified appendicitis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Chronic appendicitis:

Organs and body systems related to Chronic appendicitis include:

Name and Aliases of Chronic appendicitis

Main name of condition: Chronic appendicitis

Other names or spellings for Chronic appendicitis:

grumbling appendix

Chronic appendicitis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Chronic appendicitis:

 

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