Imaging in appendicitis: a review with special emphasis on the treatment of women.

@article{Neumayer2003ImagingIA,
  title={Imaging in appendicitis: a review with special emphasis on the treatment of women.},
  author={Leigh A. Neumayer and Anne Kennedy},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2003},
  volume={102 6},
  pages={1404-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Acute abdominal pain in women often presents the clinician with a diagnostic dilemma, especially if it is lower abdominal pain. Appendicitis is frequently entertained as a diagnosis, but until recently, the gold standard diagnostic procedure was operation, carrying a high false-negative rate. In recent years, computed tomographic (CT) scan has been advocated as a diagnostic aid. The purpose of this systematic review was to evaluate the accuracy of CT scan in diagnosing appendicitis… CONTINUE READING

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