Chronic intermittent abdominal pain

Ockengci, J.; Lochs, H.
July 2005
Gut;Jul2005, Vol. 54 Issue 7, p1002
Academic Journal
The article presents a quiz on the case study of a 22 year old patient suffering from chronic intermittent abdominal pain. He reported postprandial colicky pain, nausea and loud abdominal sounds since his youth. The severity of symptoms tempted the man to eat mainly in the evening because in school or at work the loud abdominal sounds attracted attention and he was embarrassed. The question of the quiz is about diagnostic clue on the transverse ultrasound scan through the upper abdomen.


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