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Atypical Clinical Features of Becker et al in Pediatric Appendicitis

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Gastroenterology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Becker et al identified the number of atypical (not typical) clinical features in pediatric patients with acute appendicitis. The diagnosis of appendicitis in a child can be difficult because many children show several un-typical findings. The authors are from Children's Hospital Boston and the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospitao of New York.

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