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Appendicitis in Pediatric Patients

Solomon Behar, MD and Ilene Claudius, MD
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Appendicitis in Pediatric Patients

Solomon Behar MD and Ilene Claudius MD

  • Primarily a pediatric diagnosis
    • Peaks at age 12
    • Rare in < 2 year olds
  • Symptoms and signs
    • Anorexia
    • Migratory pain
    • Nausea/vomiting
    • Low grade fever
  • Kids tend to perforate earlier than adults - disease progresses more rapidly
  • Imaging
    • U/S - look for non-compressible tubular structure > 6mm
    • MRI and CT
  • Treatment
    • Analgesia
    • Make the diagnosis
    • Consult surgery
    • Antibiotics to be considered

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