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2022 Nov 21

ANZ J Surg

Favourable outcomes of conservatively managed acute abdomen associated with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Ardicli B, User I R, Tigli T, Ozcan NH, Oguz B, Haliloglu M, Kesici S, Ozsurekci Y, Cengiz A B, Ceyhan M, Ertugrul I, Ekinci S
ANZ J Surg. 2022 Nov 21.
PMID: 36409168.


Abdominal pain is one of the most common symptoms of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C). Abdominal pain can vary from mild to severe and may present as acute abdomen. Severe abdominal pain in patients with MIS-C should be differentiated from surgical causes of acute abdomen to prevent unnecessary surgery.