Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Underlying Cause Types Anatomy

Tender Abdomen Underlying Cause

Causes of middle-upper abdominal tenderness include:


Causes of right upper abdominal tenderness include:

Causes of left upper abdominal tenderness include:

Causes of middle-lower abdominal tenderness include:

Additional causes of middle-lower abdominal tenderness in females include:

Causes of right-lower abdominal tenderness include:

Additional causes of right-lower abdominal pain in females include:

Causes of left-lower abdominal tenderness include:

Additional causes of left-lower abdominal tenderness in females include:

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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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