Childhood acute appendicitis: Is routine appendicectomy advised?

Acute appendicitis is a common occurrence in children. The current trend is to perform appendicectomy once acute appendicitis is diagnosed. The aim of this study was to evaluate the types of pathology seen in appendices removed for acute appendicitis and correlate them with clinical features. The cl...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Uba A, Lohfa L, Ayuba M
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2006-01-01
Series:Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Online Access:;year=2006;volume=11;issue=1;spage=27;epage=30;aulast=Uba