Medición de la circunferencia abdominal

La medición de la circunferencia abdominal puede ser útil en el diagnóstico de la distensión abdominal, la cual, por lo general, se debe a gas intestinal. El aumento de la circunferencia abdominal también puede ser un síntoma de enfermedad intestinal o hepática.Medición de la circunferencia abdominal


Last reviewed 11/13/2011 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicin; George F Longstreth, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program San Diego, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.


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