Case report: cutaneous nerve entrapment. Abdominal wall pain in an elderly patient. Academic Article uri icon


  • Case report A 72-year-old man presented with pain in his right upper abdomen that began 8 months before his con- sultation. The pain was exacerbated by postural changes and was partially alleviated by analgesics. He had had a cholecystectomy 28 years ago. The patient underwent a comprehensive workup, includ- ing ultrasound examination of the upper abdomen, gastroscopy, and colonoscopy, results of which were all within normal limits. No intra-abdominal patholo- gy was identified that could explain the patient's pro- longed pain. On physical …

publication date

  • January 1, 2001