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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017
Diagnostic Accuracy of CRP in Acute Appendicitis and Correlation with Histological Findings
Abstract: 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