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Risk Factors of Brender et al for Perforation in a Child with Appendicitis

Specialty:

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

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Description:

Brender et al identified risk factors for perforation in a child with acute appendicitis. These can help identify a child with abdominal pain who may benefit from early and aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Washington in Seattle.

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