Tag Archives: appendicitis

Does getting sick make kids weaker? The effect of appendicitis on muscle mass

Appendicitis is a common illness that can often be treated with a laparoscopic appendectomy, which is a relatively routine surgery. If it is caught early, patients are often able to go home the same or next day.

Malrotation, a congenital condition that causes intestinal obstruction in infants, unusually presented in a 92 year old man

Malrotation is a rare condition that occurs when there is a problem during development of the gastrointestinal tract. The development of the intestines is a complex process that occurs during the 5th to 12th week of gestation.