Appendicitis? Really??? - page 2

Young person, early 20s, classic presentation of periumbilical pain, onset 3 days ago, localizing to RLQ today. No fever. No white count. ESR not ordered. Abdominal CT with triple contrast negative. Pt. appears nontoxic. ... Read More

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    Boy, I hope I never end up in your ER with the need of an abdominal CT! I'd probably leave AMA and go elsewhere if I was told I was getting triple hit like that! Swallowing that chalky crud is bad enough, adding in rectal?

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    It's only for RLQ/rule out appys.

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