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Appendix obstruction

Appendix obstruction: Introduction

Appendix obstruction: 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 . See detailed information below for a list of 6 causes of Appendix obstruction, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Appendix obstruction:

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

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Appendix obstruction: Symptom Checker

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Appendix obstruction: Comorbid Symptoms

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Appendix obstruction: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Appendix obstruction

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild...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, irritable bowel syndrome, is over...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 aid digestion, and they can...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 more likely to be an infectious diarrheal illness (i.e. infectious...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 common...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 "cuff" around 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 symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease). 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...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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Appendix obstruction: Related Rare Diseases

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Appendix obstruction: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Appendix obstruction

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

How Common are these Causes of Appendix obstruction?

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 obstruction. Of the 6 causes of Appendix obstruction 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 obstruction:

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Medical Conditions associated with Appendix obstruction:

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

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