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What causes appendicitis?

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Dr. Charles Breaux
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: Appendicitis ...

comes from obstruction of the lumen of the appendix which causes inflammation to build up.
If it is not recognized early on and appropriately treated, the appendix can rupture, spreading infection elsewhere in the abdomen and causing severe illness.

In brief: Appendicitis ...

comes from obstruction of the lumen of the appendix which causes inflammation to build up.
If it is not recognized early on and appropriately treated, the appendix can rupture, spreading infection elsewhere in the abdomen and causing severe illness.
Dr. Charles Breaux
Dr. Charles Breaux
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