This was a bicentric descriptive study of 37 patients of intestinal tuberculosis presenting as cases of acute abdomen
with intestinal obstruction or pertonism on admission.
Inclusion Criteria- Presenting to casualty with acute abdomen
Secondly, single measurement of leukocyte count in patients of acute abdomen
represents the snap shot of the condition at that particular time only.
The present study reports on an undescended ovary that had acute abdomen
symptoms imitating mucosal.
as initial manifestation of meningococcemia.
Patients with intraabdominal testicle may present with clinical signs and symptoms resembling acute abdomen
because of tortion or malignancy.
Omental torsion, especially that of the lesser omentum, is extremely rare; however, it should be considered in differential diagnosis of acute abdomen
because it can cause acute surgical abdomen.
Cope's Early Diagnosis of the Acute Abdomen
, 15th Edition, Oxford University Press, 1979.
Surgeons should be aware of this disease and keep it as a differential diagnosis in cases of acute abdomen
is occasionally accompanied by a life-threatening condition requiring prompt diagnosis and emergency surgery.
Although spontaneous rupture of pyometra is rare, it should be kept in mind as a differential diagnosis in postmenopausal women presenting with acute abdomen
and dynamic transvaginal sonography should be advised prior to laparotomy for definitive diagnosis.
In patients in late presentation, we cannot be sure of the cause of the acute abdomen
because findings of FR may mimic or mask other causing conditions .
Gallbladder torsion is a rare cause of acute abdomen
Because of the variable muscular constitution of the wall of the rudimentary horn, pregnancy can be accommodated until a late stage, when rupture commonly manifests as an acute abdomen
with a high risk of maternal mortality.
It is important to always consider this as possible cause of acute abdomen