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Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis

Diagnostic Test list for Acute Appendicitis:

The list of medical tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis includes:

Tests and diagnosis discussion for Acute Appendicitis:

The doctor bases an appendicitis diagnosis on symptoms, a physical exam, blood tests to check for signs of infection such as a high white blood cell count, and urine tests to rule out a urinary tract infection. Some doctors use ultrasound to see whether the appendix looks inflamed. (Source: excerpt from Appendicitis: NIDDK)

Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis: medical news summaries:

The following medical news items are relevant to diagnosis and misdiagnosis issues for Acute Appendicitis:


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