Suspected Appendicitis

  title={Suspected Appendicitis},
  author={Erik Karl Paulson and Matthew F Kalady and Theodore N. Pappas},
From the Departments of Radiology (E.K.P.) and Surgery (M.F.K., T.N.P.), Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C. Address reprint requests to Dr. Paulson at the Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3808, Durham, NC 27710, or at An otherwise healthy 22-year-old woman comes to the emergency department with acute abdominal pain of 18 hours’ duration in the right lower quadrant. On physical examination, she is afebrile, with tenderness on deep… CONTINUE READING


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Suspected appendicitis

  • EK Paulson, MF Kalady, TN. Pappas
  • N Engl J Med
  • 2003

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