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Usefulness index in nonspecific abdominal pain--an aid in the diagnosis?

Authors
  • Eskelinen, Matti
  • Lipponen, Pertti
Type
Published Article
Journal
Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology
Publisher
Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2012
Volume
47
Issue
12
Pages
1475–1479
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3109/00365521.2012.733951
PMID: 23094970
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The patients with negative test results in rigidity, rebound, guarding, Murphy's, and bowel sounds tended to be at risk for NSAP and in these patients the UI test could be an aid for clinician to differentiate NSAP from other causes of acute abdominal pain.

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