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What is parietal pain?

Author: Weekly Knot


Originates from inflammation in the parietal peritoneum; (steady, aching pain, more severe than visceral pain, aggravated by movement or coughting; patients prefer to lay still) EXAMPLE: EARLY ACUTE APPENDICITIS RESULTING IN VISCERAL PERI-UMBILICAL PAIN, PERITONITIS.

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