Acute surgical abdomen â€” an atypical presentation of Plasmodium vivax malaria
- Acute abdomen as the first manifestation of a post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder. Boscà-Robledo, Andrea; Pous-Serrano, Salvador; García-Mayor, Ricardo; Trilles-Olaso, Laura // International Journal of Colorectal Disease;Aug2011, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p1081
A letter to the editor regarding the medical case of a 26-year-old female liver transplant patient with post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder primarily manifested by acute abdominal pain, is presented.
- Common causes of acute abdominal pain. // Patient Care;8/15/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p106
Presents a list of the common causes of acute abdominal pain. Includes location of pain and prior attacks; Mode of onset and type of pain; Associated symptoms; Physical examination; Helpful tests and examinations.
- Initial assessment of the acute abdomen. // Patient Care;8/15/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p120
Presents a paradigm in assessing an acute abdomen. Initial physical assessment; Obtaining a medical history; Type and location of pain; Diagnostic procedures to confirm nature of disease.
- What happens to children with acute abdominal pain? // Child Health Alert;Jan1997, Vol. 15, p4
Reports on a study on what happens to children who came to a hospital clinic or emergency department because of acute abdominal pain that had been present for no more than three days. Common problems that accompanied the pain; Common diagnosis given to these children.
- Acute Necrotizing Torsion of the Gallbladder. Kalimi, Robert; Zarcone III, John; McNelis, John // American Surgeon;Aug2001, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p748
Torsion of the gallbladder is an extremely rare cause of acute surgical abdomen. Although gallbladder torsion has been reported the diagnosis remains elusive and is often missed. A case of necrotizing gallbladder torsion is examined, and the literature is reviewed by the authors. History peak...
- Malignant Hypertension Presenting with an Acute Abdomen. Padfield, P.L. // British Medical Journal;8/9/1975, Vol. 3 Issue 5979, p353
Presents cases of malignant hypertension presenting with an acute abdomen. Case history; Findings of the histology; Suggestions in the etiology of fibrinoid lesions in malignant hypertension.
- Strategies for reducing inappropriate laparotomy rate in the acute abdomen. Paterson-Brown, S. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/2/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6810, p1115
Examines the strategies for reducing inappropriate rate of acute abdomen on patient with appendicitis in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Assessment on the decision making of clinical operation; Evaluation on the management of acute abdomen; Investigation on the techniques used for operation.
- Acute abdominal pain in a 6-year-old child. Narchi, H.; Thomas, M. // European Journal of Pediatrics;1999, Vol. 158 Issue 11, p943
Presents information on the clinical case of a child with severe upper abdominal pain, headache and non-bilious vomiting. Results of the physical examination; Ultrasound image of the patient's gallbladder; Distinction between torsion and other causes of right upper quadrant pain.
- The erect abdominal radiograph in the acute abdomen: Should its routine use be abandoned? Field, Stuart; Guy, P.J.; Upsdell, S.M.; Scourfield, A.E. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);6/29/1985, Vol. 290 Issue 6486, p1934
Investigates the value of erect and supine abdominal radiographs in the acute abdomen in Great Britain. Analysis on the values of erect and supine radiography; Identification of abnormal features on the abdomen; Detection of fluid levels in the abdomen.