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Alvarado vs Lintula Scoring Systems in Acute Appendicitis

Daniel Ojuka, Mike Sangoro

School of Medicine, University of Nairobi

Correspondence to: Dr. Daniel Ojuka, P.O. Box 19762 – 00202, Nairobi, Kenya.

Email: danielojuka@gmail.com

Abstract

Background: Timely and correct diagnosis of acute appendicitis reduces complications and avoids unnecessary surgeries. Scoring systems are used as adjuncts to aid in diagnosis. Methods: This was a