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Appendicitis hos højgravide

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title = "Appendicitis hos h{\o}jgravide",
abstract = "Appendicitis in pregnancy is correlated with high morbidity especially for the child. However, the diagnosis is difficult to determine due to subtle signs. This is a case report of a pregnant woman who despite being past due date and having progressive abdominal pain was sent home twice before arriving by ambulance severely affected by a perforated appendix. Abdominal pain and urine leukocytosis were the only early indicators. Foetal asphyxia led to caesarian section disclosing the diagnosis. When pregnant women without signs of ongoing birth have emerging abdominal pains, appendicitis should be considered.",
keywords = "Abdominal Pain/etiology, Appendicitis/diagnosis, Cesarean Section, Child, Female, Humans, Leukocytosis, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Complications/diagnosis",
author = "Kyhl, {L{\ae}rke Kristine} and L{\o}kkegaard, {Ellen Kristina Leth}",
year = "2021",
month = apr,
day = "26",
language = "Dansk",
volume = "183",
journal = "Ugeskrift for Laeger",
issn = "0041-5782",
publisher = "Almindelige Danske Laegeforening",
number = "17",

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T1 - Appendicitis hos højgravide

AU - Kyhl, Lærke Kristine

AU - Løkkegaard, Ellen Kristina Leth

PY - 2021/4/26

Y1 - 2021/4/26

N2 - Appendicitis in pregnancy is correlated with high morbidity especially for the child. However, the diagnosis is difficult to determine due to subtle signs. This is a case report of a pregnant woman who despite being past due date and having progressive abdominal pain was sent home twice before arriving by ambulance severely affected by a perforated appendix. Abdominal pain and urine leukocytosis were the only early indicators. Foetal asphyxia led to caesarian section disclosing the diagnosis. When pregnant women without signs of ongoing birth have emerging abdominal pains, appendicitis should be considered.

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KW - Appendicitis/diagnosis

KW - Cesarean Section

KW - Child

KW - Female

KW - Humans

KW - Leukocytosis

KW - Pregnancy

KW - Pregnancy Complications/diagnosis

M3 - Tidsskriftartikel

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VL - 183

JO - Ugeskrift for Laeger

JF - Ugeskrift for Laeger

SN - 0041-5782

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