oa South African Medical Journal - Extra-genital surgical emergencies of the abdomen in pregnancy
|Article Title||Extra-genital surgical emergencies of the abdomen in pregnancy|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Sep 1954|
|Pages||788 - 793|
|Keyword(s)||Abdomen, Diagnosis, Extra-genital surgical emergencies, Haemorrhage, Inflammation, Obstetrics and gynaecology, Obstruction and Pregnancy|
Although pregnancy masks the symptoms and signs of acute abdominal disease, a timely diagnosis can usually be made with the aid of a careful history, a thorough examination, intelligent interpretation of the findings and an awareness of the various causes of such emergencies.
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