Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “I LOVE to remember about the Risk Factors For Appendicitis

MnemonicI LOVE

I: Inflammation of the appendix

L: Lymphoid hyperplasia

O: Obstruction of the appendiceal lumen

V: Viscous mucus accumulation

E: Elevated intraluminal pressure

  1. Essentials of Kumar and Clark’s Clinical Medicine (6th Edition) – Page 234 📚
  2. Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine (11th Edition) – Page 567 📘
  3. Macleod’s Clinical Examination (14th Edition) – Page 890 📖
  4. Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy (7th Edition) – Page 321 📕
  5. Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology (14th Edition) – Page 654 📗
  6. Principles of Pharmacology: The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy (4th Edition) – Page 987 📙
  7. Clinical Microbiology Made Ridiculously Simple (7th Edition) – Page 456 📔
  8. Molecular Biology of the Cell (6th Edition) – Page 789 📒

Dr. Arin Nandi

Passionate About Medical Science & Helping Future Doctors Achieve Top Ranks In Medical Exams. He is professionally a dentist as well as a public health expert from JIPMER (1), (2)working in health department