Surgery MCQ 44

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Acute Appendicitis: Standard Treatment and the Role of Laparoscopic Surgery (Progress in Surgery) (v. 25)True statements regarding the pathophysiology of acute appendicitis include which of the following:

    1. Fecaliths are responsible for the disease process in approximately 30% of adult patients

    2. Lymphoid hyperplasia is a rare cause of appendicitis in young patients

    3. Clostridium difficile is implicated as a pathogenic organism

    4. Carcinoid tumors account for approximately 5% of all cases of acute appendicitis

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