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    • Accuracy in Diagnosing Pediatric Appendicitis: Discordance in Diagnosis and Masqueraders 

      Farzal, Zehra; 0000-0003-0012-1892 (2016-04-04)
      BACKGROUND: The classification of perforated versus nonperforated appendicitis remains poorly defined despite being clinically significant and requiring dramatically different therapeutic approaches. We hypothesized that ...
    • The Diagnostic Dilemma of Identifying Perforated Appendicitis 

      Farzal, Zehra (2013-01-22)
      BACKGROUND: Despite 61 clinical trials on pediatric appendicitis in the Cochrane database over the last decade, a defined best clinical pathway for acute versus complicated appendicitis remains lacking. The lack of accuracy ...
    • Masqueraders for Appendicitis 

      Farzal, Zehra (2015-01-26)
      INTRODUCTION: Patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) are often subject to pulmonary infections treated with antibiotics such as aminoglycosides which have the side effect of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). Since children ...