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Definition: A worm-like blind tube extension from the cecum.

Body System: Digestive

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: appendix

C18.1 Malignant neoplasm of appendix
C7A.020 Malignant carcinoid tumor of the appendix
D12.1 Benign neoplasm of appendix
D37.3 Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of appendix
D3A.020 Benign carcinoid tumor of the appendix
K38.0 Hyperplasia of appendix
K38.2 Diverticulum of appendix
K38.3 Fistula of appendix
K38.8 Other specified diseases of appendix
K38.9 Disease of appendix, unspecified
N44.03 Torsion of appendix testis
N44.04 Torsion of appendix epididymis
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