Parasitic appendicitis: Introduction
Parasitic appendicitis: Appendicitis is inflammation of the inner lining of the vermiform appendix that spreads to its other parts. Appendicitis may occur for several reasons, with parasitic diseases being one of the causes.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Parasitic appendicitis is available below.
Symptoms of Parasitic appendicitis
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Treatments for Parasitic appendicitis
- Appendectomy remains the only curative treatment of appendicitis
- Antibiotics and anti-parasitic medication may be used in addition to surgery
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Parasitic appendicitis: Complications
Review possible medical complications related to Parasitic appendicitis:
- Abscess formation (see Abscess)
- Severe infection may result in adynamic ileus. Postoperatively, wound infection or dehiscence
- Cardiovascular complications (eg, myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism) and pulmonary complications (eg, pneumonia)
- Stump appendicitis
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Causes of Parasitic appendicitis
- The early phase of egg laying occurs in the appendix and is associated with acute granulomatous inflammation and viable ova with tissue necrosis and eosionophilia
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Parasitic appendicitis: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Parasitic appendicitis
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although the most common...read more »
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, ...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance.
The digestive system contains a variety of "good" bacteria that...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact, it's...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The ...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See misdiagnosis of...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon...read more »
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