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CT in appendicitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18306140     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Appendicitis is the most common abdominal emergency occurring in 7%-12% of the population. The aim of this article was to pictorially present the spectrum of appendix and acute appendicitis appearances on computed tomography (CT). The various appearances on CT of the normal appendix are shown as well as the CT criteria for the differentiation of perforated and non-perforated appendicitis.
Authors:
Athanasios N Chalazonitis; Ioanna Tzovara; Eleni Sammouti; Nikolaos Ptohis; Evangelia Sotiropoulou; Eliza Protoppapa; Vassilios Nikolaou; Abraham A Ghiatas
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diagnostic and interventional radiology (Ankara, Turkey)     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1305-3825     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2008 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-28     Completed Date:  2008-06-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101241152     Medline TA:  Diagn Interv Radiol     Country:  Turkey    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  19-25     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Hippocration General Hospital Athens, Greece. red-rad@ath.forthnet.gr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Appendicitis / radiography*
Humans
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*

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