E. Patchen Dellinger, Author at Clinical Advisor

E. Patchen Dellinger

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Appendicitis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has appendicitis? What should you expect to find? The typical presentation for appendicitis is in a young patient (10-50 years of age – peak incidence second and third decades), who presents with 12-36 hours of vague abdominal pain, initially localized in the periumbilical…

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