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Diagnostic Score of Lintula et al for Appendicitis in Children

Specialty:

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

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Lintula et al developed a score based on physical findings that can be used to evaluate a child with abdominal pain. This can be used to decide if an appendectomy is indicated or not. The authors are from Kuopio University in Finland.

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