Utility of the immature granulocyte percentage for diagnosing acute appendicitis among clinically suspected appendicitis in adult.

BACKGROUND Acute appendicitis is the most common cause of abdominal surgical emergencies that present at the emergency department (ED). Although early phase of acute appendicitis cannot induce systemic inflammatory responses, it may induce proliferation immature granulocyte before leukocytosis is occurred. Based on this, we hypothesized that IG% may be… CONTINUE READING