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Predictors of Loftus et al for an Appendiceal Tumor in an Adult with Appendicitis

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Gastroenterology

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ICD-10:

Description:

Loftus et al identified factors predictive for an appendiceal tumor in a patient presenting with appendicitis. A patient with predictors for an appendiceal tumor may benefit from appendectomy rather than nonsurgical management. The authors are from the University of Florida, Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Orange Park Medical Center in Florida.

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