Pediatrics & Therapeutics

Pediatrics & Therapeutics
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0665

Mridul Soni

Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Medical College, India

  • Case Report   
    Covid 19 with Acute Appendicitis: Cause or Co-incidence?
    Author(s): Sachin Katyal*, Musharraf Husain, Mridul Soni, Ajay Kumar Thakral and Mohammad Mohsin

    Managing acute appendicitis during current COVID-19 pandemic is proving to be quite challenging. The gold standard treatment for acute appendicitis is appendectomy; however, exceptional situation related to COVID-19 has led us to reconsider medical treatment alone as an alternative in selected patients. We present a case of 10 years old boy, who was diagnosed with COVID-19 and acute appendicitis. This report illustrates the possible challenges of determining if COVID-19 is the cause of acute appendicitis or it is merely a co-incidence that a case of acute appendicitis got tested positive for COVID-19... View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-0665.21.11.396

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