Imaging in acute appendicitis: What, when, and why?

Abstract

Acute appendicitis (AA) is the commonest cause of pain abdomen requiring surgical intervention. Diagnosis as well as management of acute appendicitis is mired in controversies and contradictions even today. Clinicians often face the dilemma of balancing negative appendectomy rate and perforation rate if the diagnosis is based on clinical scoring alone… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.mjafi.2016.02.005

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