Keywords: abdominal compartment syndrome
AbstractA 34-year-old man with no significant past medical history was admitted to hospital on 16 February, with a three-day history of right lower quadrant pain, followed by nausea and vomiting. On physical examination, he appeared to be dehydrated (dry mucous membranes) with low-grade pyrexia [38°C, tachycardia (102 beats per minute)], mild abdominal distension, reduced bowel sounds and maximal tenderness at McBurneys’s point.
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Veldsman, L. (2014). Intra-abdominal hypertension. South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 27(2), 75-79. Retrieved from http://sajcn.co.za/index.php/SAJCN/article/view/878
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