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Table 1 Clinical and laboratory findings

From: Prospective Observational Study on acute Appendicitis Worldwide (POSAW)

Clinical and laboratory findings Patients
N = 4282 (100%)
Diffuse tenderness 502 (11.7%)
Right lower quadrant pain 3906 (91.2%)
Right lower quadrant tenderness 2980 (69.6%)
Vomiting 1798 (42.0%)
Temperature > 38 °C 1057 (24.7%)
WBC > 10,000/ml 3494 (81.6%)
CRP < 10 mg/l 848 (19.8%)
CRP 10–50 mg/l 1097 (25.6%)
CRP > 50 mg/l 876 (20.5%)
CRP not reported 1461 (34.1%)
  1. WBC white blood count, CRP C-reactive protein