Abdominal pain, left lower quadrant

DDx

Don’t miss

  • Intestinal ischemia
  • Ovarian torsion
  • Tubo-ovarian abscess
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Inguinal or femoral hernia
  • Testicular torsion
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm

DDX

  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastroenteritis or colitis
  • Constipation
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Gynecologic: pelvic inflammatory disease, ovarian torsion, ruptured ovarian cyst, tubo-ovarian abscess, endometriosis, ectopic pregnancy, mittelschmerz
  • Intestinal ischemia
  • Cystitis
  • Hernia, eg, femoral, inguinal, umbilical
  • Testicular, eg, epididymitis, testicular torsion
  • Prostatitis
  • Urinary calculi
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Colon cancer
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Herpes zoster
  • Trauma or musculoskeletal pain
  • Herniated disk
  • Abdominal abscess
  • Physical or sexual abuse

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Last updated: February 24, 2015