Table 1

Clinical parameters and their weights by the Eskelinen score

Symptom/sign

Criterion, points

Factor


Tenderness

2 = RLQ, 1 = any other location

11.41

Rigidity

2 = yes, 1 = no

6.62

Leucocyte count

2 = ≥ 10,000 G/l, 1 = <10,000 G/l

5.88

Rebound tenderness

2 = yes, 1 = no

4.25

Pain at presentation

2 = RLQ, 1 = any other location

3.51

Duration of pain

2 = <48 hours, 1 = ≥ 48 hours

2.13


RLQ: right lower quadrant

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