Acute appendicitis is the most common acute surgical condition of the abdomen. So all physicians should have a thorough knowledge of appendicitis, including the anatomy, pathophysiology, clinical manifestation, diagnosis and the principles of treatments. In this class we will focus our attention on the pathophysiology and clinical diagnosis of the acute appendicitis.
The most common acute surgical condition of the abdomen
Anatomy , Pathophysiology , Clinical Diagnosis and Principles of Treatments
Anatomy Rises from cecum 6 to 10 cm Vermiform Right lower quadrant Mesoappendix Appendicular A. & V. Many lymph follicles