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Causes of Bacterial appendicitis

List of causes of Bacterial appendicitis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Bacterial appendicitis) that could possibly cause Bacterial appendicitis includes:

  • Obstruction of the appendiceal lumen
  • The causes of the obstruction include lymphoid hyperplasia secondary to irritable bowel disease or infections
  • Fecal stasis
  • Fecaliths
  • Foreign bodies

Primary Cause of Bacterial appendicitis

The primary cause of Bacterial appendicitis is the result:

  • of an infectious agent.

Bacterial appendicitis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Bacterial appendicitis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Bacterial appendicitis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Bacterial appendicitis may be found in:


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