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The Score of Alvarado for the Early Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis

Purpose:

To diagnose acute appendicitis using a score based on clinical and laboratory findings.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

K35

Description:

Patients with abdominal pain can be evaluated for acute appendicitis using a simple score based on clinical and laboratory findings.

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