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Abdominal pain in pregnancy

Sambit Mukhopadhyay, Edward Morris and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

in Algorithms for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print July 2014 | ISBN: 9780199651399
Published online October 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191787768 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199651399.003.0030
Abdominal pain in pregnancy

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Abdominal pain in pregnancy is a common problem. Pregnancy may alter the classical symptoms and signs of illness, and changes in physiology and immunity may influence investigation findings. As a result, achieving an accurate diagnosis may be difficult and can be delayed. The chapter discusses causes of abdominal pain, and clinical diagnosis.

Chapter.  664 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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