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Appendicitis

Appendicitis is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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DDx

  • Gastroenteritis or colitis
  • Gynecologic: pelvic inflammatory disease, tubo-ovarian abscess, ovarian torsion, ruptured ectopic pregnancy or ovarian cyst, mittelschmerz, endometriosis
  • Urologic: testicular torsion, acute epididymitis
  • Urinary calculus
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Diverticulitis
  • Meckel's diverticulitis
  • Carcinoid of the appendix
  • Perforated colon cancer
  • Crohn's ileitis
  • Perforated peptic ulcer
  • Cholecystitis
  • Mesenteric adenitis
  • Typhlitis (neutropenic colitis)
  • Parasites, e.g., ascariasis

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Appendicitis." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114492/all/Appendicitis.
Zeiger RF. Appendicitis. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114492/all/Appendicitis. Accessed June 18, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Appendicitis. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114492/all/Appendicitis
Zeiger RF. Appendicitis [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 June 18]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114492/all/Appendicitis.
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