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Parasitic appendicitis

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

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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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
  • more complications...»

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

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