Acute Appendicitis and Pregnancy ; Difficult Diagnosis and Specific Features of care

@inproceedings{Habarek2016AcuteAA,
  title={Acute Appendicitis and Pregnancy ; Difficult Diagnosis and Specific Features of care},
  author={Pr. Meziane. Habarek and Ali. Bendjaballah and Dr. Reda Khiali and Dr. Samir Ait Hamadouche and Dr. Ahmed Djadjoua},
  year={2016}
}
  • Pr. Meziane. Habarek, Ali. Bendjaballah, +2 authors Dr. Ahmed Djadjoua
  • Published 2016
Acute appendicitis is an infrequent surgical emergency in pregnancy occurring in about 1:1500 pregnancies. The classical abdominal pain in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen is the only reliable clinical sign. Delay in diagnosis is attributed to presence of symptoms commonly seen in pregnancy like nausea and vomiting and difficulty in localizing abdominal pain due to displacement of the appendix with advancing gestation. Its frequency is not altered by pregnancy. This is a serious… CONTINUE READING