Appendix
Appendicitis
Schistosoma infestation


Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Revised: 22 January 2019

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Definition / general
  • Common, usually doesn’t cause acute appendicitis
  • May cause appendicitis in regions endemic for schistosomiasis
  • Prominent eosinophilic infiltrate in appendix
Case reports
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