Diagnostic score in appendicitis

  title={Diagnostic score in appendicitis},
  author={Helmut Sitter and Sebastian Hoffmann and I. E. Hassan and Andreas Zielke},
  journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
At times, the diagnosis of acute appendicitis may be difficult. However, for minimum morbidity to be obtained, early and accurate diagnosis is essential. This study aimed to validate a scoring system proposed by Eskelinen et al. as an aid in making the diagnosis of appendicitis. The prospectively documented data of a consecutive series of 2,359 patients… CONTINUE READING