She said Garin experienced severe abdominal pain on Friday and was rushed immediately at the Divine Word Hospital where her doctors discovered she was suffering from acute appendicitis
The classic clinical presentation of acute appendicitis
, including RLQ pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, and leukocytosis, is confounded by normal changes in maternal physiology during pregnancy.
Conclusion: Modified alvarado score is a highly sensitive test with fair degree of specificity for the early diagnosis of acute appendicitis
especially in the adults.
Among the cases, 32(40%) patients were diagnosed with acute appendicitis
, whereas 48(60%) with non-acute appendicitis
Increasing use of CT scanning in acute appendicitis
increases the cost of care, stay time in the emergency department and delays the time for surgery.
Ultrasonographic findings and evaluation of white blood cell counts in patients undergoing laparotomy with the diagnosis of acute appendicitis
Material and Methods: The patients who underwent surgical operation between January 2011 and January 2012 with the suspicion of acute appendicitis
were included in the study.
in children: Emergency department diagnosis and management.
The reported incidence of acute appendicitis
in liver transplant recipients is 0.
Methods: Herein we presented the cases of four patients with clinical findings of acute appendicitis
A total of 591 patients underwent a surgical procedure for the clinical diagnosis of acute appendicitis
at Paarl Provincial Hospital.
Pericecal inflammation, abscess formation, fluid in the right iliac fossa, cecal wall thickening, and an ileocecal mass may be CT findings in SA, which are similar to those in acute appendicitis
First reported by Semm in 19831, laparoscopic appendectomy is a popular treatment modality for acute appendicitis
because of the ease of appendix identification, less scarring, and better postoperative pain relief compared to open surgery.
presenting with abdominal wall and right groin abscess: A case report.
Introduction: Acute abdominal pain in the lower-right quadrant can be misdiagnosed as acute appendicitis
and may be caused by anatomic variations of the intra-abdominal organs in rare cases.