4. Acute, Recurrent, and Chronic Abdominal Pain

  1. John N. Plevris MD, PhD, FRCPE, FEBGH4 and
  2. Colin W. Howden MD, FRCP (Glasg.), FACP, AGAF, FACG5
  1. Brian E. Lacy MD, PhD1,2 and
  2. Chad C. Spangler MD2

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444346381.ch4

Problem-Based Approach to Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Problem-Based Approach to Gastroenterology and Hepatology

How to Cite

Lacy, B. E. and Spangler, C. C. (2012) Acute, Recurrent, and Chronic Abdominal Pain, in Problem-Based Approach to Gastroenterology and Hepatology (eds J. N. Plevris and C. W. Howden), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444346381.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Centre for Liver and Digestive Disorders, The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

  2. 5

    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dartmouth Medical School, USA

  2. 2

    Gastrointestinal Motility Laboratory, Dartmouth - Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 17 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405182270

Online ISBN: 9781444346381

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Keywords:

  • acute, chronic abdominal pain;
  • multiple symptoms, non-specific;
  • acute abdominal pain;
  • benign pain syndromes;
  • acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI);
  • AGA diagnostic approach;
  • resuscitation, with intravenous fluids;
  • recurrent abdominal pain;
  • IFFGD, functional disorder;
  • opiate addiction risk

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Case 1: severe abdominal pain

  • Case 2: recurrent abdominal pain

  • Case 3: lower abdominal pain

  • Discussion

  • References

  • General reading