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Diseases » Bacterial appendicitis » Hidden Causes

Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Bacterial appendicitis

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for 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

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Bacterial appendicitis, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Bacterial appendicitis. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Bacterial appendicitis. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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