Pediatric Appendicitis Score (PAS)

RLQ tenderness to cough, percussion, or hopping
Temp ≥38.0ºC/100.4ºF
Nausea or vomiting
Tenderness over right iliac fossa
WBC >10,000
Left shift
ANC >7,500
Migration of pain to RLQ
Result :
Pediatric Appendicitis Score is : 0 points
Unlikely appendicitis. Consider other diagnoses.


Samuel M. Pediatric Appendicitis Score. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, Vol 37,No 6 (June),2002: pp 877-881.

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