Diagnostic imaging of acute abdominal pain in adults attending KVG Medical College and Hospital, Sullia
Dr. Kumara Swamy S, Dr. Gowtham Gowda AG, Dr. Aishwarya KC
Acute abdominal pain is a common condition that can range from benign to life-threatening. The history of the patient, physical examination, and laboratory tests can identify an underlying problem in the patient. If the condition is not resolved, imaging is indicated. The American college of radiology has established clinical guidelines appropriate criteria by the location of abdominal pain to assist the physician to choose a suitable imaging technique. A low dose Computer tomography was used to evaluate lower quadrant pain in this diagnosis. Three patients were prepared for the study and diverticulosis, and small bowel obstructions were identified as the cause of acute abdominal pain.