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Diseases » Bacterial appendicitis » Complications

Complications of Bacterial appendicitis

Complications list for Bacterial appendicitis:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Bacterial appendicitis includes:

  • Abscess formation (see Abscess)
  • 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

See also the symptoms of Bacterial appendicitis and Bacterial appendicitis: Introduction.

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About complications:

Complications of Bacterial appendicitis are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Bacterial appendicitis. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Bacterial appendicitis and complications of Bacterial appendicitis is unclear or arbitrary.


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