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What is the role and function of appendix?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Unknown.
It is uncertain if the appendix plays a minor role in immune function in infancy.
What is certain is that it can be removed safely with no obvious long-term side effects and clearly has no major physiologic role in adult life.

In brief: Unknown.
It is uncertain if the appendix plays a minor role in immune function in infancy.
What is certain is that it can be removed safely with no obvious long-term side effects and clearly has no major physiologic role in adult life.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Rick Sayegh
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Lymphoud organ
lymphoid organ and help fight off infection

In brief: Lymphoud organ
lymphoid organ and help fight off infection
Dr. Rick Sayegh
Dr. Rick Sayegh
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