27 April 2011
Am J Case Rep 2011; 12:44-46
Background: We would like to present an interesting case of abdominal pain, which we witnessed in our department a few months previous, bringing to light the changing prevalence of diverticular disease and possible changes in the simple management of constipation.
Case Report: The patient was a middle aged Caucasian female who presented with severe non-specific abdominal pain without obvious cause despite thorough initial investigation.
Conclusions: The case highlights the importance of how abdominal pain without a diagnosis at presentation should be taken seriously and the lessons taken from the case impacting on future practice.
Keywords: stercoral perforation, diagnostic delay, abdominal pain management
30 Jan 2024 : Case reportBedside Ultrasound to Guide the Diagnosis and Treatment of Fulminant Right Heart Failure: A Case Report
Am J Case Rep In Press; DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.942694
01 Feb 2024 : Case reportConservative versus Surgical Treatment of Pneumatosis Intestinalis: Experience from a Multidisciplinary Center
Am J Case Rep In Press; DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.943166
08 Feb 2024 : Case reportRight Thigh Mass Metastasis from Lung Cancer Mimicking Primary Soft Tissue Sarcoma: A Case Report
Am J Case Rep In Press; DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.942416
Most Viewed Current Articles
10 Jan 2022 : Case reportA Report on the First 7 Sequential Patients Treated Within the C-Reactive Protein Apheresis in COVID (CACOV...
Am J Case Rep 2022; 23:e935263
19 Jul 2022 : Case reportAtlantoaxial Subluxation Secondary to SARS-CoV-2 Infection: A Rare Orthopedic Complication from COVID-19
Am J Case Rep 2022; 23:e936128
05 Mar 2022 : Case reportAcute Limb Ischemia After Self-Injection of Crushed Morphine Tablets into the Radial Artery: Role of Infrar...
Am J Case Rep 2022; 23:e935336