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Appendicitis in children

Appendicitis is defined as inflammation of the appendix. This is a finger-shaped pouch protruding from the colon on the lower right side of the abdomen. If the inflammation worsens, pain or discomfort intensifies and becomes severe. Even though anyone can end up with appendicitis, it often occurs among individuals between the ages of 10-30. Generally, […]

Kneecap dislocation

A kneecap dislocation arises if the kneecap is driven out forcefully from its normal position in the knee joint. The injury is common among young individuals engaging in sports, elderly and those with predisposing risk factors including those with a history of the injury. What are the possible causes? A kneecap dislocation can be triggered […]