Difference between revisions of "Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome"

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Sudden onset severe right upper quadrant abdominal pain, distal pleuritic component +/- radiation to the shoulder <ref name="multiple">Livengood et al. Clinical features and diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease. Uptodate.</ref>
 
Sudden onset severe right upper quadrant abdominal pain, distal pleuritic component +/- radiation to the shoulder <ref name="multiple">Livengood et al. Clinical features and diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease. Uptodate.</ref>
  
==Investigations==
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==Workup==
Aminotransferases usually normal or mildly elevated <ref name="multiple">Livengood et al. Clinical features and diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease. Uptodate.</ref>
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*Aminotransferases usually normal or mildly elevated <ref name="multiple">Livengood et al. Clinical features and diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease. Uptodate.</ref>
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**Generally not markedly elevated <ref>Curtis AH. A cause of adhesion in the right upper quadrant.JAMA. 1930;94(16):1221-1222. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02710420033012.</ref><ref>Peter, N. G.; Clark, L. R.; Jaeger, J. R. (2004). "Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome: a diagnosis to consider in women with right upper quadrant pain". Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine 71 (3): 233–239. doi:10.3949/ccjm.71.3.233. PMID 15055246</ref>
  
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
 
==Differential Diagnosis==

Revision as of 06:13, 20 February 2015

Background

Clinical Features

Sudden onset severe right upper quadrant abdominal pain, distal pleuritic component +/- radiation to the shoulder [1]

Workup

  • Aminotransferases usually normal or mildly elevated [1]
    • Generally not markedly elevated [2][3]

Differential Diagnosis

RUQ Pain

Management

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Livengood et al. Clinical features and diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease. Uptodate.
  2. Curtis AH. A cause of adhesion in the right upper quadrant.JAMA. 1930;94(16):1221-1222. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02710420033012.
  3. Peter, N. G.; Clark, L. R.; Jaeger, J. R. (2004). "Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome: a diagnosis to consider in women with right upper quadrant pain". Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine 71 (3): 233–239. doi:10.3949/ccjm.71.3.233. PMID 15055246