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Appendix lump

Appendix lump: Introduction

Appendix lump: The appendix is a blind ended tube connected to the caecum, from which it develops embryologically. Blockage of the lumen of the appendix can lead to inflammation and swelling of the appendix . See detailed information below for a list of 6 causes of Appendix lump, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Appendix lump:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Appendix lump. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Appendix lump: Symptom Checker

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Appendix lump: Comorbid Symptoms

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Appendix lump: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Appendix lump

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 symptoms are anal itch ...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...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...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 can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut. This leads to "...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...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 with fatal effect). One of the most...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to...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 symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease). A variety...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,...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 cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, or GERD. Other...read more »

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Appendix lump: Related Rare Diseases

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Appendix lump: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Appendix lump

The list below shows some of the causes of Appendix lump mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Appendix lump?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Appendix lump. Of the 6 causes of Appendix lump that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Appendix lump:

The following list of conditions have 'Appendix lump' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Medical Conditions associated with Appendix lump:

Appendix symptoms (5 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Intestine symptoms (4 causes)

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