IJSRP, Volume 10, Issue 9, September 2020 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Rizky Eka Putra, Erjan Fikri, Zulkifli
Acute appendicitis in children is one of the causes of the emergency abdomen that requires immediate surgery. (Victor, et al., 2012; Ballester et al., 2009; Huckins et al., 2013). The incidence of acute appendicitis in children in the world ranges from 1-8% of all pediatric patients who come to the Emergency Department (IGD) with complaints of acute abdominal pain (Jangra et al., 2013). In 2006 acute appendicitis was ranked 4th in Indonesia, after dyspepsia, duodenitis, and other gastrointestinal diseases with the number of hospitalized patients reaching 28,949 (Eylin, 2009).