Can a person with acute appendicitis have normal appendix during surgery?

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Can a person with acute appendicitis have normal appendix during surgery?

The video will discuss about whether a person with acute appendicitis can have normal appendix during surgery by Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks. In 15% of the cases, the appendix can look normal during surgery. Surgery can be done with a suspicion of appendicitis or the appendix can have a microscopic inflammation which can be detected with histopathology. He will also explain the protocol to be followed before appendectomy.

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