BY KUMARA V. NIBHANIPUDI, MD, KRISTA G. BENSON, MD, AND HUSSEIN MATARI, MD, Author at Clinical Advisor

BY KUMARA V. NIBHANIPUDI, MD, KRISTA G. BENSON, MD, AND HUSSEIN MATARI, MD

All articles by BY KUMARA V. NIBHANIPUDI, MD, KRISTA G. BENSON, MD, AND HUSSEIN MATARI, MD

Severe, unremitting abdominal pain

A number of diagnoses were still considered possibilities as the patient underwent laparotomy. A 9-year-old boy presented to the emergency department (ED) complaining of right upper-quadrant (RUQ) abdominal pain with constipation for four days. He described the pain as severe, continuous, and nonradiating and denied fever, vomiting, diarrhea, or urinary difficulties. The patient’s mother had…

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