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Children with suspected appendicitis need better care, finds study

16:09 EST 13 Feb 2020 | News-Medical.net

A new study published in the journal The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health reports that suspected appendicitis in children is not only among the most common pediatric conditions but often wrongly treated. The researchers found that literally, hundreds of children in the UK were having their appendices taken out unnecessarily.

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