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Scoring System of Teicher et al for the Diagnosis of Appendicitis

Specialty:

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

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Decision making in patients being evaluated for acute appendicitis can be aided by the use of a simple scoring system based on clinical and laboratory parameters. It is intended for use when there is uncertainty as to the diagnosis of appendicitis and the need for immediate surgery.

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