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Actinomycotic appendicitis

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Actinomycotic appendicitis is available below.

Symptoms of Actinomycotic appendicitis

Treatments for Actinomycotic appendicitis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Actinomycotic appendicitis?

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 more »

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the more »

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Actinomycotic appendicitis: Rare Types

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Actinomycotic appendicitis: Animations

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More information about Actinomycotic appendicitis

  1. Actinomycotic appendicitis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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