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Abdominal pain is traditionally described by its chronicity (acute or chronic), its progression over time, its nature (sharp, dull, colicky), its distribution (by various methods, such as abdominal quadrant (left upper quadrant, left lower quadrant, right upper quadrant, right lower quadrant) or other methods that divide the abdomen into nine sections), and by characterization of the factors that make it worse, or alleviate it.
CT scans used at a higher rate in children with cognitive impairment to diagnose appendicitis

CT scans used at a higher rate in children with cognitive impairment to diagnose appendicitis

NHS Tayside and Inhealthcare launch new app to support IBS patients

NHS Tayside and Inhealthcare launch new app to support IBS patients

GI symptoms are more common, potentially disruptive in young kids with autism

GI symptoms are more common, potentially disruptive in young kids with autism

Study shows link between high blood lead levels and aberrant methylation of DNA

Study shows link between high blood lead levels and aberrant methylation of DNA

Screening for pancreatic cancer using artificial intelligence

Screening for pancreatic cancer using artificial intelligence

FDA approves CBD oral solution for treatment of seizures related to tuberous sclerosis complex

FDA approves CBD oral solution for treatment of seizures related to tuberous sclerosis complex

Impact training improves bone and muscle health in people with Crohn’s disease

Impact training improves bone and muscle health in people with Crohn’s disease

Loss of smell in COVID-19 explained by scientists

Loss of smell in COVID-19 explained by scientists

Antibiotics alone can effectively treat children with uncomplicated appendicitis

Antibiotics alone can effectively treat children with uncomplicated appendicitis

Clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 outpatients reported as safe

Clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 outpatients reported as safe

Finding the right treatment for people with IBD may soon become easier

Finding the right treatment for people with IBD may soon become easier

Study may lead to more effective treatments for chronic intestinal inflammation

Study may lead to more effective treatments for chronic intestinal inflammation

Combining Western-style high-fat diet with antibiotic use increases risk of pre-IBD

Combining Western-style high-fat diet with antibiotic use increases risk of pre-IBD

South Carolina reports first cases of coronavirus-related pediatric inflammatory syndrome

South Carolina reports first cases of coronavirus-related pediatric inflammatory syndrome

Digestive manifestations common but mild among hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Digestive manifestations common but mild among hospitalized COVID-19 patients

OU researcher receives $1.3 million grant to study stress-induced irritable bowel syndrome

OU researcher receives $1.3 million grant to study stress-induced irritable bowel syndrome

Research sheds light on mysterious COVID-19 related hyperinflammatory shock in children

Research sheds light on mysterious COVID-19 related hyperinflammatory shock in children

Viral and bacterial co-infections are pervasive in severe COVID-19 patients

Viral and bacterial co-infections are pervasive in severe COVID-19 patients

Rutgers researchers describe characteristics, treatments and outcomes of MIS-C

Rutgers researchers describe characteristics, treatments and outcomes of MIS-C

New study explores post-COVID-19 inflammatory condition in children

New study explores post-COVID-19 inflammatory condition in children