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Acute Appendicitis

June 21, 2012
Posted in Surgery & Procedures

Francis C. Evans, M.D. FACS Acute appendicitis is a very common emergency, presenting with equal likelihood at any stage in one’s life. The appendix is a vestigial organ, and has no function in humans. Arising from the very beginning of the large intestine (colon), it can become blocked by fecal matter, preventing drainage, leading to Read more