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Diseases » Appendicitis » Summary

What is Appendicitis?

Name of Appendicitis

Main name of condition: Appendicitis

Types of Appendicitis:

Parent types of Appendicitis: Appendix disorders

How serious is Appendicitis?

Complications of Appendicitis: see complications of Appendicitis

What causes Appendicitis?

Causes of Appendicitis: Appendicitis may occur after a viral infection in the digestive tract or when the tube connecting the large intestine and appendix is blocked by trapped stool. (Source: excerpt from Appendicitis: NIDDK)
Causes of Appendicitis: see causes of Appendicitis

How is it treated?

Treatments for Appendicitis: see treatments for Appendicitis


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