Vermiform appendix

What is Vermiform appendix?

Vermiform appendix is a blind-ended tube connected to the cecum, from which it develops embryologically. The cecum is a pouchlike structure of the colon. The appendix is located near the junction of the small intestine and the large intestine.

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Female, 49 years old. 11/29/10 went to doctor with symptoms of appendicitis. Blood work showed WBC 18.6%, Neutrophils 86.4%, Lymphocytes 8.2%...

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You have two issues.

1. PAP Smear - suggestive of ASCUS
An ASCUS pap smear result is considered to be mildly...

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Hi there...43 yr old male, 6 feet 2 inches, 170 lbs....no health issues.

For the last 5 days, have had a sore to the touch centralized area in the...

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It appears to be case of mild early phase infection localized to cecum or appendix .Worm infestation could also cause...

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is it possible for your appendix to get inflamed every so offten? I think mine does and i went to the hospital for what i though was appendicitis...

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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

It is possible for appendix to get inflamed...

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