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Chronic and acute abdominal pain
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10.1093/med/9780198567301.003.0009
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date: 08 August 2020

Sandeep Mane

Chronic abdominal pain 214

Barry Whitlow

Acute abdominal pain 218

It is one of the common presenting complaints accounting for about 10% of referrals to the gynaecology outpatient clinic. Majority of the times no obvious pathology is detected. It is important to manage these patients with sensitivity to ensure that the resulting psychological damage is limited. At the same time the clinician should avoid getting forced into undertaking investigations that are not clinically indicated....

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