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Causes of Acute Appendicitis

Acute Appendicitis Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Acute Appendicitis:

Acute Appendicitis: Genetics

Partial genetic susceptibility for getting appendicitis with risk increased by 3 to 10 times....more »

Acute Appendicitis: Geographical Location Profile

Geographical Profile for Acute Appendicitis: Highest in USA and Europe, much less in Asia and Africa....more »

Acute Appendicitis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Acute Appendicitis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Acute Appendicitis:

Acute Appendicitis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Acute Appendicitis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Acute Appendicitis as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Acute Appendicitis as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Acute Appendicitis. Our database lists the following as having Acute Appendicitis as a complication of that condition:

Acute Appendicitis as a symptom:

Conditions listing Acute Appendicitis as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Acute Appendicitis. Our database lists the following as having Acute Appendicitis as a symptom of that condition:

What causes Acute Appendicitis?

Causes: Acute Appendicitis: Appendicitis may occur after a viral infection in the digestive tract or when the tube connecting the large intestine and appendix is blocked by trapped stool. (Source: excerpt from Appendicitis: NIDDK)

Related information on causes of Acute Appendicitis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Acute Appendicitis may be found in:

 

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