Actinomycotic appendicitis: Introduction
Actinomycotic appendicitis: Chronic suppurative appendicitis resulting from infection by Actinomyces israelii. . It is extremely rare, but it is important to diagnose it, since failure to treat it adequately may result in protracted illness with extensive local spread.
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causes, and treatments of Actinomycotic appendicitis is available below.
Symptoms of Actinomycotic appendicitis
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Treatments for Actinomycotic appendicitis
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Actinomycotic appendicitis: Complications
Review possible medical complications related to Actinomycotic appendicitis:
- Metastatic spread
- 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 Actinomycotic appendicitis
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Actinomycotic appendicitis: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Actinomycotic 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...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 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 can...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...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...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 arm to measure blood...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...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...read more »
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Hospitals & Clinics: Actinomycotic appendicitis
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Actinomycotic appendicitis: Rare Types
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