48-year-old actress Portia de Rossi was rushed to the hospital over the weekend for emergency surgery to remove her appendix. de Rossi was taken into the emergency room by her wife, Ellen DeGeneres.
A source told People magazine: “Ellen rushed Portia to the hospital on Friday night, she was in a lot of pain. It was appendicitis and she had surgery.” Following her operation, Portia is now “resting at home”, and sources say Ellen is “taking care of her.”
Appendicitis is a common condition in which the lining of the appendix is blocked and becomes inflamed, and it is usually treated with surgery to remove the appendix.
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