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Acute appendicitis in the elderly

Acute appendicitis in the elderly refers to the acute inflammatory lesions of the appendix in the elderly over 60 years old. Due to the decline of physiological function of the body and organs of the elderly, the submucosal lymphoid tissue of the appendix degenerates, the defense function decreases, the response to pain is slow, the doctor is often late, the appendix lesions are more serious, and there are many complications.


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