Diffuse abdominal pain

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Background

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

Diffuse Abdominal pain

Extra-abdominal Sources of Abdominal pain

Evaluation

Workup

  • CBC
  • Chem
  • LFTs
  • Lipase
  • Coags
  • Urinalysis
  • Urine pregnancy (female)
  • ECG (>40 yo)
  • Guaiac
  • ?Lactate
  • ?CT abd/pelvis

Management

  • Treat underlying disease process
  • Opioid pain medication (e.g. morphine) may improve localization of physical exam

Disposition

  • Disposition per underlying disease process

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