Pain patterns

The pain patterns are presented in Figure 30.3 . Colicky pain is a rhythmic pain with regular spasms of recurring pain building to a climax and fading. It is virtually pathognomonic of intestinal obstruction. Ureteric colic is a true colicky abdominal pain, but so-called biliary colic and renal colic are not true colics at all.

ureteric colic ├╝iHiary JcoliC

intestinal colic ureteric colic ├╝iHiary JcoliC

intestinal colic

Time (minutes)

Time (minutes)

Fig. 30.3 Characteristic pain patterns for various causes of 'colicky' acute abdominal pain

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