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Table 1 Relationship of duration of symptoms with the severity of acute appendicitis

From: Predictive values of Alvarado score, serum C-reactive protein, and white blood cell count in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis: a prospective study

Duration in hours Acute appendicitis p value
Complicated
n (%)
Simple (uncomplicated)
n (%)
0.001
≤ 24 10 (19.2) 17 (58.6)  
> 24 42 (80.8) 12 (41.4)