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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 46-47
Unusual cause of abdominal pain


Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute for Liver, Renal and Digestive Diseases, New Delhi, India

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Khanna S, Chaudhary D. Unusual cause of abdominal pain. Saudi J Gastroenterol 2008;14:46-7

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Khanna S, Chaudhary D. Unusual cause of abdominal pain. Saudi J Gastroenterol [serial online] 2008 [cited 2019 Nov 22];14:46-7. Available from: http://www.saudijgastro.com/text.asp?2008/14/1/46/37810


A 20-year-old male patient presented to the emergency department with severe, constant abdominal pain of 5-day duration without any radiation, vomiting or obstipation. There was no history of alcohol or drug intake, trauma, fever or diarrhea. The patient was non-diabetic and non-hypertensive with no history of sexual contact. On examination, he had tachycardia. There was no tenderness, guarding or rigidity over the abdomen. His blood chemistry was normal.

A plain X-ray of the abdomen was taken [Figure - 1]. The patient had not undergone any contrast studies. Subsequently, a colonoscopy was performed [Figure - 2]. He was continued on laxatives; 2 days after the colonoscopy, the patient was pain-free.


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S Khanna
Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute for Liver, Renal diseases, Shiekh Sarai-II, New Delhi - 110 017
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-3767.37810

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