[Appendicitis or non-specific pain in the right iliac fossa?].


Nearly 300,000 appendectomies are performed yearly in France. The negative laparotomy rate for suspected acute appendicitis is about 20%. Appendiceal perforation increases the risk of postoperative complications and may lead to death. Differential diagnosis of right lower quadrant abdominal pain is a major public health problem. Reported means of increasing… (More)


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