L’appendicite aiguë du sujet âgé reste une affection au diagnostic difficile. Son pronostic demeure réservé. Le but de cette étude a été de décrire les aspects. Nous rapportons un autre type d’appendicite à expression clinique gauche. Un garçon de 9 ans a été admis en urgence pour douleur aiguë de la fosse. -Appendicite aigue non compliquée: laparotomie et coeliochirurgie. -Appendicite perforée avec péritonite: LMSO, toilette de la cavité.
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Acute appendicitis in the elderly remains a disease that is difficult to diagnose.
Its prognosis is not reassuring. The aim of this study was to describe the clinical and therapeutic aspects of acute appendicitis in the elderly at the regional hospital of Tenkodogo.
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We led into the surgery department of the regional hospital of Aigie, a retrospective study which covered the period going from to All patients aged 65 and over who had acute appendicitis were included. Their mean age was 71 years.
Men were more numerous, with 27 cases The average delay of consultation was 4 days. Abdominal pain and vomiting were the main reasons for consultation.
appendicite aigue by soualem djamel eddine on Prezi
Pain and abdominal tenderness in the appendciite iliac fossa were found in 8 of 41 cases Ultrasonography was the main supplementary examination. It showed an increase of the appendix dimensions in 24 cases The average time to diagnosis was 1.
All patients underwent open surgery. The mean hospital stay was 7 days.
One death was recorded, representing a mortality rate of 2. Acute appendicitis is a common abdominal emergency in the elderly. The diagnosis period is long and morbidity is important.
Appendictie in or Register to get access to full text downloads. Particularities of acute appendicitis in the elderly in Burkina Faso Acute appendicitis in the elderly remains a disease that is difficult to diagnose. Featuring journals from 32 Countries: