Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Short CommunicationVolume 3 Issue 5

What is Behind Appendiceal Colic in Children that we Need to Know?

Omar Abdulqader Ajaj*

Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery, University of Anbar, College of Medicine, Anbar, Iraq

*Corresponding Author: Omar Abdulqader Ajaj, Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery, University of Anbar, College of Medicine, Anbar, Iraq.

Received: March 24, 2022; Published: April 18, 2022

Abstract

Introduction

Repeated abdominal pain in children is a popular symptom. Appendiceal colic in children is characterized by repeated abdominal pain in the right lower abdomen or peri-umbilical region, and tenderness on palpation over the right lower abdominal quadrant [1].

Keywords: Repeated Abdominal Pain; Appendiceal Colic

Bibliography

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  5. R J Stevenson. “Chronic Right-Lower-Quadrant Abdomi- nal Pain: Is There a Role for Elective Appendectomy?” Journal of Pediatric Surgery6 (1999): 950-954.

Citation: Omar Abdulqader Ajaj. “What is Behind Appendiceal Colic in Children that we Need to Know?". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 3.5 (2022): 47-48.

Copyright: © 2022 Omar Abdulqader Ajaj. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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