Medical Definition of Ruptured appendix

1. Advanced appendicitis (delayed surgery) can result in a ruptured appendix. Clinically, the patient will have increased abdominal pain, diffusely over the entire abdomen (rather than just the right-lower quadrant. The fever usually becomes high-grade (over 101 degrees Fahrenheit) and the white blood cell count that typically exceeds 20,000 cells per cubic millimetre. Surgery for this condition is associated with higher morbidity. (17 Dec 1997)



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