Metadata

Name Appendicitis
Type Disease or Syndrome
Group Digestive
Data Sources

Clinical Terminologies OPCS-4
Read Version 2
ICD-10
Codelists
Valid Event Data Range 01/01/1999 - 01/07/2016
Sex Female
Male
Authors Kuan V, Denaxas S, Gonzalez-Izquierdo A, Direk K, Bhatti O, Husain S, Sutaria S, Hingorani M, Nitsch D, Parisinos C, Lumbers T, Mathur R, Sofat R, Casas JP, Wong I, Hemingway H, Hingorani A
Agreement Date 20 May 2019
Version (UUID) 1 (5aqU7FXzZxDm78WBppyy5y)

Primary care

Disease Readcode Medcode ReadcodeDescr Category
Appendicitis 14C2.00 7210.0 H/O: appendicitis History of Appendicitis
Appendicitis 25J6.00 9388.0 Appendix mass Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7700000.0 23344.0 Emergency excision of abnormal appendix and drainage HFQ Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7700100.0 33538.0 Emergency excision of abnormal appendix NEC Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7700300.0 7832.0 Emergency appendicectomy NEC Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7700400.0 9206.0 Endoscopic emergency appendicectomy Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7700.00 10830.0 Emergency excision of appendix Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7700.11 3141.0 Emergency appendicectomy Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7700y00 60360.0 Other specified emergency excision of appendix Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7700z00 33826.0 Emergency excision of appendix NOS Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7701000.0 10119.0 Interval appendicectomy Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7701300.0 5692.0 Planned delayed appendicectomy NEC Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7701400.0 28587.0 Endoscopic appendicectomy NEC Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7701.00 9699.0 Other excision of appendix Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7701.11 662.0 Non emergency appendicectomy Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7701y00 59158.0 Other specified other excision of appendix Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7701z00 29710.0 Other excision of appendix NOS Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7701z11 422.0 Appendicectomy NEC Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7702000.0 2394.0 Drainage of abscess of appendix Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis 7702100.0 29890.0 Drainage of appendix NEC Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis J200.00 1999.0 Acute appendicitis with peritonitis Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis J201.00 16040.0 Acute appendicitis with appendix abscess Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis J201.11 16716.0 Abscess of appendix Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis J201.12 4130.0 Appendix abscess Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis J202.00 29882.0 Acute appendicitis without peritonitis Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis J203.00 104496.0 Acute appendicitis with generalised peritonitis Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis J204.00 104722.0 Acute appendicitis with localised peritonitis Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis J20..00 698.0 Acute appendicitis Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis J20z100 17014.0 Acute gangrenous appendicitis Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis J20z.00 15490.0 Acute appendicitis NOS Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis J21..00 25856.0 Appendicitis, unqualified Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis J220.00 24325.0 Subacute appendicitis Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis J221.00 16152.0 Chronic appendicitis Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis J222.00 3472.0 Relapsing appendicitis Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis J223.00 15393.0 Recurrent appendicitis Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis J22..00 35406.0 Other appendicitis Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis J22z.00 37817.0 Other appendicitis NOS Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis Jyu2000 52383.0 [X]Other appendicitis Diagnosis of Appendicitis

Secondary care

Diagnoses

Disease ICD10code ICD10codeDescr Category
Appendicitis K35 Acute appendicitis Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis K36 Other appendicitis Diagnosis of Appendicitis
Appendicitis K37 Unspecified appendicitis Diagnosis of Appendicitis

Procedures

Disease OPCS4code OPCS4codeDescr Category
Appendicitis H01 Emergency excision of appendix Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis H01.1 Emergency excision of abnormal appendix and drainage HFQ Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis H01.2 Emergency excision of abnormal appendix NEC Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis H01.8 Other specified emergency excision of appendix Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis H01.9 Unspecified emergency excision of appendix Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis H02 Other excision of appendix Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis H02.1 Interval appendicectomy Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis H02.2 Planned delayed appendicectomy NEC Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis H02.3 Prophylactic appendicectomy NEC Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis H02.8 Other specified other excision of appendix Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis H02.9 Unspecified other excision of appendix Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis H03 Other operations on appendix Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis H03.1 Drainage of abscess of appendix Procedure for Appendicitis
Appendicitis H03.2 Drainage of appendix NEC Procedure for Appendicitis

Implementation

At the specified date, a patient is defined as having had 'Appendicitis' IF they meet the criteria for any of the following on or before the specified date. The earliest date on which the individual meets any of the following criteria on or before the specified date is defined as the first event date:

Primary care
1. 'Appendicitis' diagnosis or history of diagnosis or procedure during a consultation 
OR
Secondary care
1. ALL diagnoses of 'Appendicitis' or history of diagnosis during a hospitalization
OR
Secondary care (OPCS4)
1. ALL procedures for 'Appendicitis' during a hospitalization

Publications

Kuan V., Denaxas S., Gonzalez-Izquierdo A. et al. A chronological map of 308 physical and mental health conditions from 4 million individuals in the National Health Service. The Lancet Digital Health - DOI 10.1016/S2589-7500(19)30012-3