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What is Appendix disorders?

What is Appendix disorders?

Any condition that affects the appendix. The appendix functions as a part of the immune system in ...more »

  • Appendix disorders: Disorders that affect the appendix.

Appendix disorders: Introduction

Types of Appendix disorders:

Types of Appendix disorders:

Broader types of Appendix disorders:

What causes Appendix disorders?

Causes of Appendix disorders: see causes of Appendix disorders

What are the symptoms of Appendix disorders?

Symptoms of Appendix disorders: see symptoms of Appendix disorders

Appendix disorders: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Appendix disorders.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Appendix disorders.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Appendix disorders: Gastroenterologist, Gastrointestinal Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Appendix disorders.
Treatments for Appendix disorders: see treatments for Appendix disorders

Society issues for Appendix disorders


Hospitalization statistics for Appendix disorders: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Appendix disorders:

  • 0.31% (39,057) of hospital episodes were for appendix diseases in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultations for appendix diseases required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital episodes for appendix diseases were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 45% of hospital episodes for appendix diseases were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 96% of hospital admissions for appendix diseases required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Appendix disorders:

Organs and body systems related to Appendix disorders include:

Name of Appendix disorders

Main name of condition: Appendix disorders

Appendix disorders: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Appendix disorders:

 

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