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Appendicitis means inflammation of the appendix. It is thought that appendicitis begins when the opening from the appendix into the cecum becomes blocked. The blockage may be due to a build-up of thick mucus within the appendix or to stool that enters the appendix from the cecum.

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a. book based i. Schematic Diagram Modifiable Factors: Non Modifiable factors:Nutritional Intake Age (less intake of high SexFiber foods) Classic history for appendicitis Obstruction of the appendix(By fecalith, lymph node, tumor, foreign objects)Mucosa of the appendix secretesDistention of the appendix painIncreased intraluminal pressureDecreased venous drainageBlood flow and oxygen restriction to the appendixBacterial invasion of the blood wallNecrosis of the appendix Disruption of cell membrane of the appendixStart of inflammatory processN/V Elevated temperature Loss of appetite Constipation Abdominal swellingInflammation of the appendix ii. Synthesis of the disease 1. Definition Appendicitis means inflammation of the appendix. It

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