Appendectomy

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A surgical procedure to remove the appendix, a small organ attached to the large intestine. Appendectomy may be necessary if the appendix becomes infected or inflamed, causing symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea, and fever. The procedure may be done through open surgery or minimally invasive techniques, and recovery time is usually short.
Origin of the term used within this page: https://data.cms.gov/
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