Table 1

Age, gender and number of patients included in the study

Nonsurgical abdominal pain

Early appendicitis

Phlegmonous appendicitis

Perforated appendicitis

Total


group

1

2

3

4

Number of patients

22

81

78

30

211

Male/female

7/15

34/47

55/23

22/8

118/93

Mean age

9.5 yr

10.7 yr

10.3 yr

9.9 yr


Sack et al. BMC Surgery 2006 6:15   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-6-15

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