Based on the severity of symptoms, appendicitis can be broadly classified into the following categories – Acute Appendicitis: It is caused due to acute inflammation of the appendix due to bacterial infections. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (1.9M), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Histologically five types of appendicitis were differentiated: 1. acute appendicitis (two forms: acute ulcero-phlegmonous appendicitis with or without perforation and acute superficial appendicitis), 2. chronic appendicitis, 3. lymphatic hyperplasia, 4. submucosal fibrosis, 5. rare diseases. What are the different of types of appendicitis? Appendicitis is a painful swelling of the appendix. Appendicitis is an infection of the appendix and is treated quickly with intravenous antibiotics to prevent any spread of the infection and surgery to remove the appendix before it ruptures or becomes perforated. While some cases are mild and may resolve on their own, most require the removal of the inflamed appendix through abdominal surgery (usually via laparotomy or A perforated appendix will leak the infection into the abdominal cavity and may cause secondary peritonitis, an infection of the lining of the abdominal wall. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

Pressing on this area, coughing or walking may make the pain worse.

Within hours, the pain travels to your lower right-hand side, where the appendix is usually located, and becomes constant and severe. The appendix is a small, thin pouch about 5 to 10cm (2 to 4 inches) long. It's connected to the large intestine, where poo forms. Appendicitis typically starts with a pain in the middle of your tummy (abdomen) that may come and go. Types of Acute Appendicitis including less common types and symptoms and diagnosis of the correct subtype. Appendicitis, inflammation of the appendix, the closed-end tube attached to the cecum, the first region of the large intestine. Symptoms of appendicitis. Nobody knows exactly what the appendix does, but removing it is not harmful.