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Abdominal Pain

  • Harshil Mehta
Chapter

Abstract

  • Wide range of pathologies may present with abdominal pain.

  • Key to reach proper diagnosis is adequate history and physical examination along with laboratory tests and imaging.

  • Disposition of patients with abdominal pain is as difficult as its diagnosis.

  • Low threshold should be kept for high-risk patients.

  • Life-threatening diseases should not be missed in emergency.

Keywords

Herpes Zoster Acute Appendicitis Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Ectopic Pregnancy Mesenteric Ischaemia 
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© Springer India 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineKokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani HospitalMumbaiIndia

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