Neutrophil to Lymphocyte ratio: A promising tool in neonatal appendicitis diagnosis

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  • Emine Burcu Cigsar Kuzu Tepecik Training and Research Hospital

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https://doi.org/10.47338/jns.v13.1247

Keywords:

Neonatal appendicisit, NEC, newborn

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Emine Burcu Cigsar Kuzu, Tepecik Training and Research Hospital

Department of Pediatric Surgery,

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Yazici M, Ozkisacik S, Oztan MO, Gürsoy H. Neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio in the diagnosis of childhood appendicitis. Turk J Pediatr. 2010;52(4):400-3.

Mu Y, Wang H. Association of neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio with preterm necrotizing enterocolitis: a retrospective case-control study. BMC Gastroenterol. 2022;22(1):248. doi: 10.1186/s12876-022-02329-3.

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Published

2023-12-31

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Cigsar Kuzu EB. Neutrophil to Lymphocyte ratio: A promising tool in neonatal appendicitis diagnosis. J Neonatal Surg [Internet]. 2023Dec.31 [cited 2024Jul.21];13:7. Available from: https://jneonatalsurg.com/ojs/index.php/jns/article/view/1247

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