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1

life threatening conditions

AAA, Mesenteric ischemia, perforation, Bowel obstruction, ectoptic pregnancy, ACS

2

RUQ (8)

1) hepatitis
2) cholecystitis
3) cholangitis
4) biliary colic
5) pancreatitis
6) pneumonia
7) pyelonephritis
8) Uretheral/renal lithiasis

3

Epigastric (8)

1) PUD
2 GERD
3 gastritis
4 pancreatitis
5 ACS
6 pericarditis
7 AAA
8 PE

4

LUQ (8)

1 pancreatitis
2 gastritis
3 ACS
4 AAA
5 pneumonia
6 Gastric ulcer
7 gastritis
8 gallstone

5

RLQ (12)

1 appendicitis
2 TOA
3 ectopic pregnancy
4 nephrolithiasis
5 Ovarian torsion
6 ovarian cyst
7 PID
8 UTI
9 pyelonephritis
10 AAA
11 inguinal hernia
12 testicular torsion

6

periumbilical (8)

1 appendicitis
2 bowel obstruction
3 AAA
4 PID
5 UTI
6 TOA
7 Diverticulitis
8 mesenteric ischemia

7

LLQ (10)

1 diverticulitis
2 TOA
3 ectopic pregnancy
4 ovarian cyst
5 ovarian torsion
6 hernia, inguinal hernia
7 testicular torsion
8 nephrolithiasis
9 UTI
10 pyelonephritis

8

Diffuse (8)

1 mesenteric ischemia
2 metabolic
3 malaria
4 AAA
5 bowel obstruction
6 constipation
7 peritonitis
8 diverticulitis

9

Abdominal pain orders for everyone

CBC, NPO, hydrate, symptom control, CMP, Lipase, UA, preg test

10

Appendicitis imaging

CT

11

Biliary tract disease imaging

ultrasound, CT

12

Small and large bowel obstruction imaging

plain films, CT

13

Pancreatitis diagnostic

lipase, CT

14

Testicular torsion PE findings

Loss of cremasteric reflex, neg Prehn's sign

15

Diverticulitis imaging

CT

16

Adnexal Torsion

twisting of the ovarian

17

Adnexal torsion S and SX

sudden severe pelvic pain, NV, palpable mass