Neonatal acute appendicitis: a proposed algorithm for timely diagnosis.

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BACKGROUND Neonatal appendicitis (NA) is a rare disease with a high mortality. The diagnosis has never been reported preoperatively and is notoriously difficult to make. METHODS Charts since 1995 were retrospectively reviewed for discharge or death diagnoses of appendicitis in neonates younger than 28 days. We report 3 cases of NA seen at our institution… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2011.07.018

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@article{Schwartz2011NeonatalAA, title={Neonatal acute appendicitis: a proposed algorithm for timely diagnosis.}, author={Kevin L. Schwartz and Eli Gilad and David L. Sigalet and Weiming Yu and Andrew L Wong}, journal={Journal of pediatric surgery}, year={2011}, volume={46 11}, pages={2060-4} }