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October 23/30, 2018

Incomplete Information in Flow Diagram

JAMA. 2018;320(16):1711. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.15864

In the Original Investigation entitled “Five-Year Follow-up of Antibiotic Therapy for Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis in the APPAC Randomized Clinical Trial,” published in the September 25, 2018, issue of JAMA,1 the box in Figure 1 describing 5-year follow-up for patients who were randomized to receive antibiotic therapy should have shown that all of the 30 patients who discontinued intervention underwent appendectomy. This article was corrected online.

Salminen  P, Tuominen  R, Paajanen  H,  et al.  Five-year follow-up of antibiotic therapy for uncomplicated acute appendicitis in the APPAC randomized clinical trial.  JAMA. 2018;320(12):1259-1265. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.13201PubMedGoogle ScholarCrossref