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Title: Abdominal pain and jaundice: appendiceal perforation an important differential.
Authors: Dawes, Tim
Burrows, Cameron
Affiliation: Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia..
Issue Date: Jun-2007
Citation: Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA 2007-06; 19(3): 276-8
Abstract: Clinicians must be aware of atypical presentations of common conditions. Appendiceal perforation with peritonitis and sepsis presenting with cholestatic jaundice is an important example, given the prevalence of the condition and the mortality associated with delayed diagnosis. The authors describe a case seen at their hospital.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1742-6723.2007.00977.x
ISSN: 1742-6731
Type: Case Reports
Journal Article
Subjects: Abdominal Pain
Diagnosis, Differential
Intestinal Perforation
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