Corpus ID: 32361248

Right-sided low inguinal pain in young women.

  title={Right-sided low inguinal pain in young women.},
  author={S. Kumar},
  journal={Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh},
  volume={41 2},
  • S. Kumar
  • Published 1996
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Young women with right iliac fossa pain are commonly referred to general surgeons as possible acute appendicitis. The differential diagnosis that includes pelvic visceral disease may be very difficult to determine clinically, especially when the history and physical signs are equivocal. We believe that diagnostic accuracy may be improved by eliciting precisely the site of abdominal pain. Right-sided low inguinal pain may be referred from the female pelvic viscera in the same way as testicular… Expand
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