An appendectomy is surgery to remove the appendix.
The appendix is a small, finger-shaped organ extending from the first part of the large intestine. It is removed when it becomes inflamed or infected. A perforated appendix can leak and infect the entire abdominal area, which can be life-threatening. See:
An appendectomy is done under general
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