0
We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
ARTICLE |

TWO APPENDICES IN ONE PERSON

W. G. Young, M.D.
JAMA. 1911;LVI(3):195. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.02560030031014.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

ABSTRACT

On Nov. 7, 1910, I was called out of town to see Miss C. D., aged 21. She had been suffering intense abdominal pain accompanied with vomiting for three days. The abdomen was distended and tense; pulse 140; temperature 101. A diagnosis of acute suppurative appendicitis with peritonitis was made, and an operation advised. On opening the abdomen I found pus in the peritoneal cavity with no walling off; there were two appendices containing pus; one was ruptured. One appendix measured 3 by 3/8 inches, the other one 31/2 by 3/8 inches. Their bases were 11/4 inches apart, and each had a mesoappendix. Drainage was instituted, the patient placed in the Fowler position and continuous rectal saline by the drop method was employed for five days. The patient made a slow recovery; at present is able to walk about the room.

Topics

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview

Figures

Tables

References

CME
Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();