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Abdominal Pain in Pregnancy

Abdominal Pain in Pregnancy

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ABDOMINAL PAIN
ABDOMINAL PAIN
IN PREGNANCY
IN PREGNANCY
BY
BY
DR E.O .OBI-THOMAS
DR E.O .OBI-THOMAS
INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION
\ue000All pregnancies demonstrate pain in one
All pregnancies demonstrate pain in one
form or the other be it in the 1
form or the other be it in the 1st
st,2
,2nd
ndand
and
3
3rd
rdtrimest er.
trimester.
\ue000Pain may result from
Pain may result from
-physiological effect of pregnancy
-physiological effect of pregnancy
-pathological conditions related to
-pathological conditions related to
pregnancy
pregnancy
- pathological conditions unrelated to
- pathological conditions unrelated to
pregnancy.
pregnancy.
\ue000Anatomy of pelvic pain
Anatomy of pelvic pain
-from pelvic organ sensory afferent plus
-from pelvic organ sensory afferent plus
sympathetic nerves T10 - L1
sympathetic nerves T10 - L1
-Degree of pain expression varies with
-Degree of pain expression varies with
individuals.
individuals.
PHYSIOLOGICAL CONDITIONS IN
PHYSIOLOGICAL CONDITIONS IN
PREGNANCY
PREGNANCY
Round ligament pain
Round ligament pain
- occurs in 10-30%
- occurs in 10-30%
- commonly in the end of 1
- commonly in the end of 1st
st and 2
and 2nd
nd
trimester
trimester
-usually mistaken for appendicitis,
-usually mistaken for appendicitis,
ovarian cyst accident, preterm uterine
ovarian cyst accident, preterm uterine
contraction and lacenta abru tion
contraction and lacenta abru tion

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