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Case 60 - A 16-Year-Old Female G0 Adolescent with Acute Pelvic Pain

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  19 November 2021

Todd R. Jenkins
Affiliation:
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Lisa Keder
Affiliation:
Ohio State University School of Medicine, Columbus
Abimola Famuyide
Affiliation:
Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Kimberly S. Gecsi
Affiliation:
Medical College of Wisconsin
David Chelmow
Affiliation:
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
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Summary

A 16-year-old nulligravid female presents to the emergency department with abdominal pain. She reports the pain started suddenly two hours prior to arrival and is associated with nausea and vomiting. The pain comes and goes, is located in the right lower quadrant, and is described as sharp and stabbing. She rates the pain as nine out of ten. She denies fever, chills, urinary symptoms, diarrhea, and constipation. She reports never having been sexually active. She has no past medical or surgical history. She is not taking any medications and she has no known drug allergies.

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Surgical Gynecology
A Case-Based Approach
, pp. 183 - 185
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2021

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