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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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