Neurological manifestations of an acute abdomen in children

Ron Shaoul, Avihu Gazit, Boaz Weller, Suzana Berman, Michael Jaffe

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The acute abdomen in the pediatric age group is not infrequently fraught with diagnostic pitfalls. The younger the patient, the more problematic the presentation can be. Among the more unusual manifestations of an acute abdomen is an apparent encephalopathic picture. We present 2 cases which serve to illustrate the diagnostic difficulties encountered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)594-597
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric emergency care
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2005


  • Acute abdomen
  • Encephalopathy
  • Gastrointestinal disease


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