Does old age cause abdominal pain?

Schiller, D.; Gschwendtner, M.; Schöfl, R.
April 2009
Gut;Apr2009, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p500
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of an 87-year-old woman with abdominal pain and weight loss of 12 kilogram. She had not been taking any regular medication and had been in excellent condition until six months previously. She underwent examinations including abdominal ultrasonography, oesophagogastroduodenoscopy, and colonoscopy, but not yielded a negative result. It suggests an abdominal computed tomography (CT) scan to determine the possible cause of abdominal pain.


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