Case Studies | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017
Diagnostic Accuracy of CRP in Acute Appendicitis and Correlation with Histological Findings
Harshit Agarwal, Sakshi Singhal, S. C. Dutt
Background Appendicitis being notorious in being diagnosed so there is need of valuable laboratory investigation for early diagnosis. Aims To assess the use of serum CRP in detection of acute appendicitis & correlate with histological findings & reduce need of radiological investigations. Material & Method 100 patients with history of pain in right iliac fossa admitted to Mahatma Gandhi hospital were included in study. Result C-reactive protein & Histopathological diagnosis which was found to be statistically significant. Conclusion We found that serum CRP alone & in conjugation with clinical signs & symptoms a valuable laboratory investigation in diagnosing acute appendicitis.
Keywords: C-Reactive protein, appendicitis, histopathological findings
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017
Pages: 2085 - 2086
How to Cite this Article?
Harshit Agarwal, Sakshi Singhal, S. C. Dutt, "Diagnostic Accuracy of CRP in Acute Appendicitis and Correlation with Histological Findings", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20176348, Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017, 2085 - 2086
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