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Recurrent Epigastric Pain

  • Jarrah Ali Al-Tubaikh

Abstract

Epigastric pain is a term used to describe dull achy pain located at the area of the epigastrium beneath the xyphoid process. Epigastric pain is a very common complaint encountered in both medical and surgical casualty departments. Diagnosis often is established by proper history, examination, and laboratory investigations. This topic discusses some causes of recurrent epigastric pain, in which radiology can play an important role in establishing the underlying diagnosis.

Keywords

Hiatus Hernia Superior Mesenteric Artery Lower Esophageal Sphincter Celiac Trunk Celiac Artery 
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