Why is the rate of perforated appendicitis higher in girls in eastern Turkey, unlike the literature?


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Avci V. , Ayengin K.

TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.54, ss.47-50, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 54 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.14744/turkpediatriars.2019.82956
  • Dergi Adı: TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.47-50

Özet

Aim: Appendicitis is the most common cause of surgical abdominal pain in children. The incidence of appendicitis is higher in boys than girls. Delay in diagnosis may result in perforation of the appendix. Aim of this study is, to examine the terms of gender distribution of perforated appendicitis cases in eastern Turkey.