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Rectal examination and acute appendicitis.
  1. A P Dickson,
  2. G A MacKinlay

    Abstract

    A correct diagnosis of acute appendicitis was made in 90% of 103 children on the basis of history and abdominal findings. Preoperative rectal examination altered management only twice, and postoperatively was a poor indicator of pelvic sepsis.

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