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    to rule out appendicitis is it a limited abdomen or limited pelvis?

    please note your references. thank you!!!

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    Usually limited abdomen, RLQ. Is that the area that was imaged?

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    I can't site references, except to tell you that anatomically speaking the appendix is located in the RLQ of the abdomen, so I would use the limited abdomen code.

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