WebPageImage_AppendicitisAppendicitis is the most common acute surgical condition presenting to the emergency department. One third of patients will have an atypical presentation and despite improvements in imaging availability, the rates of misdiagnosis have not decreased.  This module will outline the presentation of appendicitis in the ED, review the differential diagnosis, and discuss the diagnostic and management considerations.

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Acknowledgements: Yasmine Mawji, MD (Author), Lauren Self, MD (Peer Reviewer)