Acute Abdomen in Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital
Madan Sundar1 and M Gauthamraj2*
1Senior resident, Dept of General surgery, SBMCH, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2Junior resident, Dept of General surgery, SBMCH, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding Author: M Gauthamraj, Junior resident, Dept of General surgery, SBMCH, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Published: January 23, 2023
Acute abdomen necessitates immediate attention and treatment. Acute abdominal pain (AAP) is responsible for 7-10% of all ED visits. Nonetheless, the epidemiology of AAP in the ED is poorly understood. 1 The purpose of this study was to look into the epidemiology and consequences of AAP in an adult population referred to an urban emergency department. An institution-based, cross-sectional study was done among patients admitted with abdominal discomfort from January 1st to January 31st, 2022. This research concluded with. Gall bladder pathology was the most common cause of acute abdomen. It was present in 30% of cases, followed by gall bladder pathology, acute gastritis, pancreatitis, ureteric calculi, mesenteric lymphadenitis, acute appendicitis, and pelvic inflammatory disease.