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Inflamed Appendix

View full-sized image Illustration of an inflamed appendix.
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Black and white illustration of an inflamed appendix.

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Illustration of an inflamed appendix.


The appendix is a small, tube-like structure attached to the first part of the large intestine, also called the colon. The appendix is located in the lower right portion of the abdomen, near where the small intestine attaches to the large intestine.

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