Abdominal pain

Alternative Names

Stomach pain; Pain – abdomen; Belly ache; Abdominal cramps

Definition of Abdominal pain

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly.

Review

Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 10/7/2009

Anatomical landmarks, front view
Digestive system
Abdominal organs
Abdominal quadrants
Appendicitis
Kidney function

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