Chronic upper abdominal pain: site and radiation in various structural and functional disorders and the effect of various foods.

@article{Kang1992ChronicUA,
  title={Chronic upper abdominal pain: site and radiation in various structural and functional disorders and the effect of various foods.},
  author={J Y Kang and Howard Tay and R J Guan},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1992},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={
          743-8
        }
}
Pain site and radiation and the effect of various foods were studied prospectively in a consecutive series of patients with chronic upper abdominal pain. Patients followed for less than one year were excluded unless peptic ulcer or abdominal malignancy had been diagnosed or laparotomy had been carried out. A total of 632 patients were eligible for the first study and 431 for the second. Gastric ulcer pain was more likely to be left hypochondrial (17%) compared with pain from duodenal ulcer (4… CONTINUE READING
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