Does appendiceal diameter change with age? A sonographic study.

@article{Coyne2014DoesAD,
  title={Does appendiceal diameter change with age? A sonographic study.},
  author={Sarah M Coyne and Bin Zhang and Andrew T Trout},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2014},
  volume={203 5},
  pages={1120-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The purposes of this study were to determine whether age-related changes in appendiceal diameter identified on CT and pathology are apparent on sonography and to assess the relationship between normal appendiceal diameter and patient-specific factors. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ultrasound examinations from 388 unique pediatric patients with normal appendixes, evenly distributed by age, were reviewed. Appendiceal diameter and wall thickness were correlated with patient age, sex, height… CONTINUE READING
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