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Table 2 Findings of important clinical examination and investigations

From: Early appendectomy for appendicular mass: operative findings and outcome in 220 children—a developing country perspective

Features Number %
Raised temperature 140 63.64
Tachycardia (n = 208) 154 74.04
Palpable lump 182 82.73
WBC count (n = 87)
Leukocytosis 66 75.86
Neutrophilia 62 71.26
Abdominal USG (n = 120)
Acute appendicitis 46 38.33
Appendicular lump 27 22.50
Intestinal obstruction 10 8.33
Pelvic collection 10 8.33
Normal findings 7 5.83
Perforated appendix 6 5.00
Appendicular abscess 5 4.17
Ascariasis 3 2.50
Chronic appendicitis 2 1.67
Gall bladder sludge 1 0.83
Right hydronephrosis 1 0.83
Liver abscess 1 0.83
Intussusception 1 0.83