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Is there ever a time when an appendicitis is not an emergency? Could it explain chronic pain in lower abdomen/pelvis?

Is there ever a time when an appendicitis is not an emergency? Whenever I think of an appendicitis, I always envision it potentially bursting, warranting a swift appendectomy. But is that always the ...
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Current statistics about lethality of appendicitis

I am currently trying to find recent statistics about the lethality rates of appendicitis and lethality rates of surgeries connected to appendicitis (normal and burst appendicitis).