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Nov 18, 2011

The list of potential badness in the pregnant patient with right lower quadrant pain is long and distinguished, but it often comes down to a simple question, "Does this patient have appendicitis?" The subtext of this question is, "Is this patient going to need a CT scan?" Nobody likes ordering am abdominal CT on...