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If one has an ileocecectomy and loses 12" of ileum and the cecum did the surgeon likely remove the appendix also?

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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Yes

If the cecum is removed the the appendix is removed .
Appendix is attached to the cecum.

In brief: Yes

If the cecum is removed the the appendix is removed .
Appendix is attached to the cecum.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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