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Pediatric Appendicitis Score (PAS)

Purpose:

To evaluate a pediatric patient for acute appendicitis using the Pediatric Appendicitis Score (PAS) of Samuel.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

K35

Description:

Samuel developed a pediatric appendicitis score (PAS) for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis in pediatric patients. The author is from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London, England.

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