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Is it possible to survive your appendix bursting without surgical intervention?

Edited to add: This is a useful paper to understand appendicitis, general and best treatment approaches, interval appendectomies, and other aspects referred to in this answer. Please note: I think ...
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Is it possible to survive your appendix bursting without surgical intervention?

I had a dig through the literature, specifically looking for papers prior to the main advent of antibiotic therapy, which, as I am sure you know, significantly reduces mortality from bacterial ...
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