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George W. Holcomb III, MD, MBA, FAAP, is surgeon-in-chief, and director of the Pediatric Surgery Residency Training Program and the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. He comes on the Healthy Children Radio show to discuss appendicitis in children. Dr. Holcomb discusses what signs to watch for, as well as the diagnosis, treatment and prevalence of appendicitis in children.

Segment 1: Appendicitis in Children: Signs and Symptoms

Segment 2: Treatment for Appendicitis in Children

 

Last Updated
7/9/2013
Source
American Academy of Pediatrics (Copyright © 2012)
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