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Abdominal Pain


Common causes of abdominal pain in children

  • Mesenteric adenitis

  • Appendicitis

  • Trauma

  • Pyelonephritis

  • Henoch-Schönlein purpura

  • Pneumonia

  • Acute intestinal obstruction

    • intussusception

    • incarcerated hernia

    • volvulus

  • Gastroenteritis

  • Sickle cell crisis

  • Diabetic ketoacidosis

  • Renal colic

Less common

  • Peptic ulcer disease

  • Poison

    • lead

    • iron

    • corrosives

  • Inflammatory bowel disease

  • Volvulus

  • Pancreatitis

  • Rheumatic fever

  • Torsion of ovarian cyst

  • Mittelschmerz

  • Porphyria

  • Neoplasia

  • Angioedema

 

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