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Abnormal Appendix
A. Carlson Merrow, Jr., MD, FAAP
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DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

    ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

    • Key Differential Diagnosis Issues

      • Helpful Clues for Common Diagnoses

        • Helpful Clues for Less Common Diagnoses

          • Helpful Clues for Rare Diagnoses

            Selected References

            1. Tumen A et al: Neonatal perforated appendicitis attributed to localized necrotizing enterocolitis of the appendix: a review. J Neonatal Surg. 6(3):60, 2017
            2. Xu Y et al: Lymphoid hyperplasia of the appendix: a potential pitfall in the sonographic diagnosis of appendicitis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 206(1):189-94, 2016
            3. Sheridan AD et al: Sonographic distinction between acute suppurative appendicitis and viral appendiceal lymphoid hyperplasia ("pink appendix") with pathological correlation. Ultrasound Q. 31(2):95-8, 2015
            4. Swischuk LE et al: Non-fecalith-induced appendicitis: etiology, imaging, and pathology. Emerg Radiol. 22(6):643-9, 2015
            5. Dietz KR et al: Beyond acute appendicitis: imaging of additional pathologies of the pediatric appendix. Pediatr Radiol. 43(2):232-42; quiz 259, 2013
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            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

              ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

              • Key Differential Diagnosis Issues

                • Helpful Clues for Common Diagnoses

                  • Helpful Clues for Less Common Diagnoses

                    • Helpful Clues for Rare Diagnoses

                      Selected References

                      1. Tumen A et al: Neonatal perforated appendicitis attributed to localized necrotizing enterocolitis of the appendix: a review. J Neonatal Surg. 6(3):60, 2017
                      2. Xu Y et al: Lymphoid hyperplasia of the appendix: a potential pitfall in the sonographic diagnosis of appendicitis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 206(1):189-94, 2016
                      3. Sheridan AD et al: Sonographic distinction between acute suppurative appendicitis and viral appendiceal lymphoid hyperplasia ("pink appendix") with pathological correlation. Ultrasound Q. 31(2):95-8, 2015
                      4. Swischuk LE et al: Non-fecalith-induced appendicitis: etiology, imaging, and pathology. Emerg Radiol. 22(6):643-9, 2015
                      5. Dietz KR et al: Beyond acute appendicitis: imaging of additional pathologies of the pediatric appendix. Pediatr Radiol. 43(2):232-42; quiz 259, 2013