Acute inflammation of the appendix. History First described by Reginald Fitz on his paper to the first meeting of the Association of American Physicians in 1886 entitled, ‘Perforating inflammation of the vermiform appendix‘ Charles McBurney described clinical manifestation of acute appendicitis including point of maximum tenderness in right iliac fossa. Etiology Risk Factors: Western-type diet…

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Complex, functional gastrointestinal disorder characterized by chronic abdominal pain or discomfort and altered bowel habits.

Colorectal Cancer

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