Department of Pediatrics, Mu'tah University, Jordan
Received Date: April 28, 2015; Accepted Date: April 29, 2015; Published Date: April 30, 2015
Citation: Altamimi E (2015) Unusual Cause of Abdominal Pain in a Child . Pediat Therapeut 5:i103. doi: 10.4172/2161-0665.1000i103
Copyright: © 2015 Al-Agha AE, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Visit for more related articles at Pediatrics & Therapeutics
His basic work-up was normal. Abdominal CT scan showed that the anterior cartilaginous part of the left lower rib is abnormal, with indentation on the abdominal wall and compressing of the anterior wall of the stomach (Figure 1).
During eating with the distention of the stomach, the compressing on the stomach wall exaggerated which seemed to cause him the pain. Patient was referred to surgery. The family refused any surgical intervention. The patient did well on follow-up, although the pain still present.