Study of Prevalence of Appendicitis in children of Bihar Population
Keywords:Chronic, acute, perforated, Mac Burney’s point USG/CT
Background: Appendicitis is quite common surgical emergency in children because it is longer in children ranges
from 2-20 cm than adult 6-10 cm. Moreover it is most constricted part of GIT like pharynx.
Method: 80 children (40 male and 40 females) below 10 years having symptoms of appendicitis and confirmed
byUSG/ST scan were operated by General anaesthesia and dissected part was sent to histo-pathology test to rule
out the exact pathology.
Results: Highest incidence of acute appendicitis was observed in both sexes 23 (57.5%) male, 20 (50%)female and
least number of perforated appendicitis 10 (25%) in male, 4 (10%) in female was observed.
Conclusion: Present pragmatic study of appendicitis having acute, chronic and perforation will help the surgeon
to treat efficiently to avoid morbidity and mortality in children.
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