What are the possible complications of pediatric appendicitis?

Updated: Oct 25, 2018
  • Author: Adam C Alder, MD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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Complications may include the following:

  • Perforation

  • Sepsis [24]

  • Shock

  • Postoperative adhesions

  • Infertility

  • Wound dehiscence

  • Wound infection

  • Bowel obstruction

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