Delayed Appendicitis Diagnosis [Adolescent]
A 16-year-old young man developed abdominal pain.
The next day his mother took him to his pediatrician.
The pediatrician was concerned for appendicitis and sent him to the ED of a pediatric hospital.
In the ED, labs were done showing a leukocytosis.
A fellowship-trained pediatric surgeon saw the patient.
The surgeon was not convinced that the patient had ap…
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