Acute appendicitis: sonographic criteria based on 250 cases.

@article{Jeffrey1988AcuteAS,
  title={Acute appendicitis: sonographic criteria based on 250 cases.},
  author={R. Brooke Jeffrey and Faye C. Laing and Raymond R Townsend},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1988},
  volume={167 2},
  pages={327-9}
}
Two hundred and fifty consecutive patients with suspected appendicitis were examined with graded compression sonography. The initial diagnostic criterion for appendicitis was visualization of a noncompressible appendix; this was later modified to include the dimensions of the visualized appendix. The appendix was visualized in 91 of 250 patients (36%). Five adult patients with sonographically visible appendixes that were 6 mm or less in maximal diameter had either benign clinical follow-up… CONTINUE READING

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