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Flashcards in Abdominal pain Deck (15):
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Peri-umbilical pain that moves to RIF

Appendicitis

2

Intermittent RUQ pain exacerbated by fatty food

Biliary colic

3

Continuous RUQ pain

Cholecystitis

4

Jaundice and RUQ pain

Stones in common bile duct

5

Fever + jaundice + RUQ pain

Cholangitis

6

Severe epigastric pain radiating through to back, relieved by sitting forwards, vomiting

Pancreatitis

7

Epigastric pain made worse/better by eating

Gastric/duodenal ulcer

8

Vomiting + abdo pain + lack of bowel movements

? Bowel obstruction

9

Gynae causes of abdo pain (4)

PID/salpingitis
Ectopic pregnancy
Adnexal torsion
Endometriosis

10

Urological causes of abdo pain (3)

UTI/cystitis
Renal colic
Pyelonephritis

11

Non-abdominal causes of abdominal pain (3)

Atypical MI
Pneumonia
DKA

12

Vascular cause of abdo pain + shock

Ruptured AAA

13

LIF pain + pyrexia, old patient

Diverticulitis

14

Possible investigations in abdominal pain? (8)

FBC and CRP
Pregnancy test
Dipstick urinalysis
USS liver, pelvis
Glucose and ketones
CT KUB
Erect CXR
AXR

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Acute abdomen- initial conservative management? (4)

Oxygen as required
IV Fluids
Pain relief + anti-emetic
Keep NBM, consider NG tube