Missed Appendicitis

In this episode, Dr Jonathan White discusses missed appendicitis.

After listening to this episode, learners should be able to:

  • differentiate between simple acute appendicitis and missed appendicitis
  • describe the typical history and physical exam findings in the patient with missed appendicitis
  • describe indications for operative and non-operative management of missed appendicitis
  • list the factors which should be considered when considering interval appendectomy

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