SERVE LA PROCALCITONINA PER LA GESTIONE DELLA APPENDICITE? Leggi sul Blog A Life at Risk

 
A 18 yo man comes to the ED in the morning because of low abdominal pain, fever and nausea. At palpation there is mild pain in the right inferior quadrant, not guarding.  Could procalcitonin (PTC) help to quickly exclude an acute appendicitis? READ on LifeAtRisk