appendicitis and peritonitis

Peritonitis due to a ruptured appendix

Peritonitis is the inflammation or infection in the peritoneum. This is a thin layer that covers all the abdominal organs and is an inner lining of the abdomen wall. An inflammation to the peritoneum can be caused mainly when the fluid in the gastro intestinal tract comes in contact with the peritoneum. This can happen due to a ruptured appendix, ulcer perforation, gallbladder infection, intestinal perforations, trauma to the abdomen (accidents where the abdomen suffers from rupture and injuries) . Let us know more. What actually is Peritonitis? Simply put, it is the inflammation or infection that affects the peritoneum. Most infections in our body are due to bacteria, virus, fungus and other pathogens that enter the body system. Peritoneal infection is also similar. Because pathogens have entered the peritoneum region, this infection occurs. The infection inflames the abdominal organs. The peritoneum actually functions to contain the infection locally and protects the other organs while the body actually responds and […]

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