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Acute Abdomen

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by Barrett A

(Acute Abdominal Pain; Severe Stomach Ache; Abdominal Cramps; Surgical Abdomen)

 

Causes

There are a number of possible causes of acute abdomen. These may include:
 

RESOURCES

Family Doctor—American Academy of Family Physicians
http://familydoctor.org

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Association of Gastroenterology
http://www.cag-acg.org

Canadian Digestive Health Foundation
http://www.cdhf.ca

 

References


Abdominal pain, short-term. American Academy of Family Physicians website. Available at: http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/health-tools/search-by-symptom/abdominal-pain-short-term.html. Accessed June 19, 2014.


Cartwright S, Knudson M. Evaluation of Acute Abdominal Pain in Adults. Am Fam Physician. 2008 Apr 1;77(7):971-978. Available at: http://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0401/p971.html. Accessed June 19, 2014.


Leung A, Sigalet D. Acute abdominal pain in children. Am Fam Physician. 2003 June 1;67(11):2321-2327. Available at: http://www.aafp.org/afp/20030601/2321.html. Accessed June 19, 2014.


Zeller JL. Acute abdominal pain. JAMA. 296(14):1800. Available at:
http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/296/14/1800. Accessed June 19, 2014.

 

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