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How is appendicitis typically diagnosed ?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: Medical Evaluation

The diagnosis of appendicitis is made by taking a careful history of one's symptoms, doing a careful physical exam, and performing basic laboratory work.
If the diagnosis is unclear, a ct of the abdomen, or, less frequently, an ultrasound may aid in making the correct diagnosis.

In brief: Medical Evaluation

The diagnosis of appendicitis is made by taking a careful history of one's symptoms, doing a careful physical exam, and performing basic laboratory work.
If the diagnosis is unclear, a ct of the abdomen, or, less frequently, an ultrasound may aid in making the correct diagnosis.
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Niranjan Rao
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Physical exam

Physical exam by an md/od, combined with an imaging study, usually a ct scan.

In brief: Physical exam

Physical exam by an md/od, combined with an imaging study, usually a ct scan.
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