Abdominal pain, generalized

DDx

Don’t miss

  • Urinary tract infection test
  • Intestinal ischemia
  • Peritonitis
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Perforated viscus
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm

DDX

  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peritonitis
  • Intestinal ischemia
  • Constipation
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Perforated viscus, eg, peptic ulcer, appendix, gallbladder, diverticulitis
  • Physical or sexual abuse
  • Abdominal abscess
  • Ruptured ectopic pregnancy
  • Ruptured spleen
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Uremia
  • Parasitic infection, eg, Giardia, Strongyloides, Ascaris, tapeworms
  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Lead poisoning
  • Iron toxicity
  • Polyarteritis nodosa
  • Henoch-Schönlein purpura
  • Porphyria, eg, acute intermittent porphyria
  • Familial Mediterranean fever
  • Black widow spider bite

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Last updated: February 24, 2015