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What causes an appendix to burst?

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What causes an appendix to burst?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr S.A.Alam replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question, in most cases it is due to fecolith or hard faeces or stone faces, other causes include inflammation and infection also parasitic infections can cause blockage of the appendix which causes it to block and then burst if intreated.