Symptoms of appendicitis in children: the degree of development and the nature of the disease
The appendix performs in the body a protective function in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Doctors are otherwise called his intestinal amygdala.
Appendicitis refers to the pathology of the abdominal cavity associated with the inflammatory process of the appendix, or the appendix of the cecum, which has the shape of a cylinder. By the nature of the course of appendicitis in children is acute or chronic; In case of symptoms of an acute attack of the disease, an urgent surgical operation is necessary. Chronic form of the disease must necessarily be under the control of the surgeon’s attending physician.
What is appendicitis, how to diagnose a dangerous disease in a baby, can appendicitis be found in young children and what should the rehabilitation of the baby be after the operation? Answers to all these questions in our article!
Classification, features of the manifestation and course of the disease
In children the following acute forms of the disease occur:
In this case, only the mucous process with swelling and fever is inflamed.
Dangerous that in the abdominal cavity inflamed cells constantly release serous exudate (a transparent liquid containing a small amount of proteins and blood cells) accumulating there and causing complications.