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Jung Hyouk Kwon  (Kwon JH) 1 Article
Original Article
Ultrasonography for Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis in Children
Mi Kyoung Lee, Chang Sung Im, Sun Mi An, Chang Hee Kim, Dong Jin Lee, Jung Hyouk Kwon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1996;39(4):497-502.   Published online April 15, 1996
Purpose : Accurate clinical diagnosis of acute appendicitis is more difficult in children since they may not be able to communicate their complaints adequately, and findings on physical examination may be nonspecific.The uncertainty in diagnosis may lead to a delay of surgery or to unnecessary laparotomy. Prompt diagnosis is important due to their complications such as perforation, abscess formation, and...
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