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Vol. 11 - Num. 17

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From the symptom to the disease: recurrent abdominal pain

Manel Enrubia Iglesiasa

aPediatra. CAP Sants. Institut Català de la Salut. Barcelona. España.

Reference of this article: Enrubia Iglesias M. From the symptom to the disease: recurrent abdominal pain. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2009;11 (Supl 17):s437-s441.

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Abstract

Recurrent abdominal pain is a motive of frequent consultation in paediatrics Primary Care. A clinical case of recurrent abdominal pain is presented in which the final diagnosis was acute pancreatitis. The anamnesis, physical examination, complementary test, differential diagnosis, as well as a summary of acute pancreatitis in childhood is also discussed.

Keywords

Abdominal pain Acute pancreatitis Adolescent Cholelithiasis

 

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