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Flashcards in Appendiceal Disease Deck (9)
1

What is the classic presentation of appendicitis?

Umbilical pain that migrates to the RIF at McBurney's point

2

Where is McBurney's point?

1/3 of the way between ASIS and umbilicus

3

Why does the pain of appendicitis shift from umbilicus to RIF?

Appendix is a midgut structure -> umbilical pain
As it irritates peritoneum, pain will spread to RIF

4

What is Rosving's sign?

Pressing in the LIF and suddenly removing your hand will cause pain in the RIF

5

What score range on the MANTREL score makes appendicitis likely?

Score of 7-10

6

What is the common treatment for appendicitis?

Laparoscopic appendectomy
+ analgesia + antibiotics

7

Which type of inflammation occurs in appendicitis?

Neutrophilic inflammation involving muscle coat

8

Which appendiceal tumour arises from the crypts of Lieberkuhn?

Carcinoid tumour

9

If a carcinoid tumour of appendix is less than 1cm, appendectomy would be done alone. True/False?

True