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Acute Appendicitis

  • V. I. Sreenivas

Abstract

Acute appendicitis is perhaps the most frequent cause of an acute abdomen. Fortunately there has been a gradual reduction of mortality in this well-recognized clinical entity since the beginning of this century (1), due largely to early diagnosis and prompt surgical treatment.

Keywords

Herpes Zoster Acute Appendicitis Muscle Spasm Lower Quadrant Situs Inversus 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Sreenivas
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.The Hospital of Saint RaphaelNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA
  3. 3.Yale New Haven HospitalNew HavenUSA

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