Recent Examples of appendicitis from the Web
Stomach pain could be food poisoning, an ectopic pregnancy, pelvic inflammatory disease, appendicitis, twisted ovarian tubes or something else entirely.
Soria returned home to Arizona this weekend to be with his 7-year-old daughter Angela, who was suffering from appendicitis.
And so, when Mitch Mitchell, Jimi Hendrix’s drummer, was struck with acute appendicitis on Aug. 10, 1967, before an afternoon gig at the District’s Ambassador Theatre, someone would have to pick up the sticks.
Is the stomach pain in a 10-year-old girl appendicitis, constipation or a clinical manifestation of homesickness?
Salazar suffered an appendicitis attack and complications last year, being sidelined for two months, yet returned to score a goal early in his first game back.
People with appendicitis or belly pain don’t do that.
In the early 1990s, when patients came to emergency departments for acute belly pain and appendicitis was suspected, nearly one out of every four appendixes that were removed were normal.
Residents used antibiotics to treat things like appendicitis and pressed for a medical evacuation only if pharmaceuticals didn't work.
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Origin and Etymology of appendicitis
First Known Use: 1886See Words from the same year
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