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Appendicitis is the most common pediatric abdominal surgical emergency and remains an area of active research. The pathogenesis of acute and complicated appendicitis, cost effective and safe diagnosis of the condition, its optimal medical and surgical treatment and management of complications are all being evaluatted.
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Last updated: May 7, 2019
Grabowski, Julia, and Steven L Lee. "Appendicitis." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2019. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829047/all/Appendicitis.
Grabowski J, Lee SL. Appendicitis. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2019. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829047/all/Appendicitis. Accessed August 26, 2019.
Grabowski, J., & Lee, S. L. (2019). Appendicitis. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829047/all/Appendicitis
Grabowski J, Lee SL. Appendicitis [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2019. [cited 2019 August 26]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829047/all/Appendicitis.
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