Diagnostic Tests for Acute Appendicitis


Diagnostic Test list for Acute Appendicitis: The list of diagnostic tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis includes:

Tests and diagnosis discussion for Acute Appendicitis: The doctor bases an appendicitis diagnosis on symptoms, a physical exam, blood tests to check for signs of infection such as a high white blood cell count, and urine tests to rule out a urinary tract infection. Some doctors use ultrasound to see whether the appendix looks inflamed. 1

Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis: medical news summaries: The following medical news items are relevant to diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis:

1. excerpt from Appendicitis: NIDDK

Last revision: April 9, 2003

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