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Why we miss the diagnosis of appendicitis on abdominal CT: evaluation of imaging features of appendicitis incorrectly diagnosed on CT.

Authors
  • Levine, Charles D
  • Aizenstein, Orna
  • Lehavi, Ofer
  • Blachar, Aryeh
Type
Published Article
Journal
AJR. American journal of roentgenology
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2005
Volume
184
Issue
3
Pages
855–859
Identifiers
PMID: 15728609
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Increased awareness of the underlying factors common to most cases of the missed diagnosis of appendicitis on CT and increased radiologic vigilance in cases of atypical abdominal pain may enable us to further improve our diagnostic accuracy.

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