Appendix mass

In some cases, appendicitis can lead to the development of a lump on the appendix called an appendix mass. This lump, consisting of appendix and fatty tissue, is an attempt by the body to deal with the problem and heal itself. ...Source: NHS Choices UK1 ...

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Causes List for Appendix mass

Possible causes of Appendix mass (or similar symptoms) may include:2

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Treatments for Appendix mass

If an appendix mass is found during an examination, your doctors may decide it's not necessary to operate immediately. Instead, you'll be given a course of antibiotics and an appointment will be made for an appendectomy a few weeks ...3

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References

  1. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ appendicitis/ treatment/ 
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  3. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ appendicitis/ treatment/ 

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