Abdominal pain in the ED

Abdominal complaints comprise up to 10% of ED visits1

In this case video, a 32-year-old woman presents to the ED for evaluation of a recurrent episode of severe, diffuse abdominal pain. Over the past year, ED visits occurred every 2-3 months and episodes could last for several days.

Presented by Dr. Eddy Lang, watch this video to help you confidently answer the question…

When should AIP be considered in the differential diagnosis of abdominal pain?

Dr. Eddy Lang
Professor and Department Head, Emergency Medicine,
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
Scientific Director, Emergency Strategic Clinical Network,
Alberta Health Services, Calgary Zone


ED = Emergency department


Murali N & El Hayek SM. Abdominal pain mimics. Emerg Med Clin N Am 2021;39:839‑850.