Recurrent abdominal pain in children.

  title={Recurrent abdominal pain in children.},
  author={Niyaz A Buch and Sheikh Mushtaq Ahmad and Saleem Zubair Ahmed and Syed Wazid Ali and Bashir Ahmed Charoo and Masood Ul Hassan},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  volume={39 9},
Eighty five children with recurrent abdominal pain(RAP) were studied. Organic cause was noticed in 70 cases and non-organic in 15 cases. Giardiasis was the commonest organic cause in 57 (67.0 percent), either alone or with other parasitic infestations. Other organic causes include gallstones (4.7 percent), urinary infections (4.7 percent), esophagitis/gastritis (3.5 percent) and abdominal tuberculosis (2.3 percent). Single parent, school phobia, sibling rivalry, RAP in other family members and… CONTINUE READING