TITLE

Abdominal pain and distension

AUTHOR(S)
Kaiser, A. M.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2006, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p462
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case of an 81-year-old woman with acute onset of abdominal pain and distension. She had a history of hypertension, diabetes and peripheral arterial disease. During the clinical examination, the patient's vital signs were normal except for an elevated systolic blood pressure. The abdomen was distended and tender to palpation with peritoneal signs and hypoactive bowel sounds.
ACCESSION #
20509016

 

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