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Differential diagnosis: Acute abdominal pain

Surgical

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Other surgical causes = Testicular torsion, ischaemic colitis, volvulus, strangulated hernia, Meckel’s diverticulum, mesenteric adenitis, adhesions, hepatic abscess, psoas abscess

Medical

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Other medical differentials = Gastroenteritis, constipation, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, MI, pneumonia, sickle cell crisis, DKA, pyelonephritis, IBS, Budd-Chiari syndrome, addisonian crisis, hypercalcaemia, acute intermittent porphyria, hepatitis 

Gynaecological

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Other gynaecological differentials = Salpingitis, pregnancy, fibroid degeneration, Fitz-Hugh–Curtis syndrome, endometriosis

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