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2,858 Possible Causes for Appendicitis, Mean Corpuscular Volume Decreased, Thyroxin Binding Globulin Increased

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Type 1

    Scherl cautions that appendicitis pain also occurs in this lower right quadrant, but appendicitis pain is sharp and acute, whereas Crohn's disease is chronic and intermittent[prevention.com] Common presenting symptoms include chronic diarrhoea, weight loss, and right lower quadrant abdominal pain mimicking acute appendicitis.[bestpractice.bmj.com]

  • Acute Hepatic Porphyria

    Some of the more common misdiagnoses are appendicitis and cholecystitis; other patients are told they have a urinary tract infection, colitis, or another common condition.[hematologyandoncology.net] In the case of acute abdomen with fever, the suspicion of appendicitis is obvious. An appendectomy scar is thus often found amongst porphyria patients.[lecturio.com] Other causes of symptoms should be excluded, particularly treatable conditions requiring urgent treatment, such as appendicitis, complications of pregnancy or pancreatitis[onlinelibrary.wiley.com]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    AIP can be confused with other causes of acute abdominal disorders such as appendicitis with peritonitis or nephrolithiasis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] AIP can mimic many common surgical and medical conditions such as appendicitis, cholecystitis, pancreatitis, etc., and may lead to extensive diagnostics or surgical intervention[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These nonspecific neurovisceral attacks were subject to medical and surgical misdiagnoses of acute appendicitis, sinus tachycardia, renal calculi, drug-induced acute interstitial[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    The pathogenesis of appendicitis, however, is not known.[doi.org] Patients who underwent appendectomy for appendicitis and mesenteric lymphadenitis had a low risk of ulcerative colitis (for patients with perforated appendicitis, the adjusted[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One of the most common conditions associated with acute abdominal pain is acute appendicitis.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Meckel Diverticulum

    Three of the most common causes of surgical abdominal pain in pediatric patients include appendicitis, Meckel diverticulum, and intussusception.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] III: probable appendicitis (7-8 points), and Group IV: highly probable appendicitis ( 8 points).[portal.lf.upjs.sk] Inflammation of this Meckel's diverticulum may mimic appendicitis.[en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Cecal Adenocarcinoma

    Introduction: Cecal adenocarcinoma presenting as appendicitis, although rare is not unknown.[sages.org] Diagnosis Virtual Colon: Large 4 Cm Cecal Adenocarcinoma With Extension/fistula Into Sigmoid and Uterus Diagnosis Hidden - Click to View Pearls Colon Acute Abdomen Appendix and Appendicitis[ctisus.com] Colon CASE NUMBER 2 Added November 13, 2009 Diagnosis Cecal Adenocarcinoma W/intussusception Diagnosis Hidden - Click to View Pearls Colon Acute Abdomen Appendix and Appendicitis[ctisus.com]

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  • Strongyloides Stercoralis

    To the authors' knowledge, this is the first case of eosinophilic acute appendicitis caused by these two parasitic worms reported in the medical literature.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] asymptomatic but may be associated with abdominal pain, diarrhea, weight loss, malabsorption, nausea, GI bleeding or vomiting Involvement of the appendix may cause acute appendicitis[pathologyoutlines.com] The pathological analysis of the appendix revealed acute appendicitis, accentuated eosinophilia and infestation by Strongyloides stercoralis and Enterobius vermicularis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Third Trimester Pregnancy

    Correct references for pregnancy can be extremely important for clinical decisions such as ablatio placentae, appendicitis, premature rupture of membranes and preeclampsia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Appendicitis in Late Pregnancy Nausea and vomiting are common symptoms of appendicitis, which can occur throughout pregnancy, including during the third trimester.[pregnancy.lovetoknow.com] These could be signs of preterm labor or other conditions such as hernias, appendicitis, or uterine ruptures. 8.[wehavekids.com]

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  • Duodenal Ulcer

    Perforated appendicitis can be associated with widespread bowel necrosis and multiple perforations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is often a complication of intra-abdominal infection most commonly caused by diverticulitis and appendicitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Jeffery Jr RB, Laing FC, Lewis FR: Acute appendicitis: high resolution real-time US findings. Radiology 163 :11–14, 1987 Google Scholar 12.[link.springer.com]

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  • Ectopic Pregnancy

    At the time of surgery, an appendectomy also was performed owing to concern for concurrent appendicitis; histopathologic examination revealed appendiceal endometriosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other, less common causes of tubal obstruction or blockage include abdominal infections such as appendicitis, pelvic tumors, and scar tissue formation after abdominal surgery[health.howstuffworks.com] So, things like previous surgery, for example, an appendicitis, or a history of sexually transmitted diseases like chlamydia or gonorrhea, any abdominal surgery, even caesarian[keranews.org]

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