Appendicitis in the Infant Population: A Case Report and Review of a Four-Month Old With Appendicitis.

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BACKGROUND Appendicitis is uncommon in children <6 months old, with few observational studies reporting cases of children younger than 5 years old with the diagnosis. The classic periumbilical pain that migrates to the right lower quadrant, followed by the onset of fever and vomiting, is present in approximately 40% of pediatric patients under 12 years of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2016.01.021

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