Abdominal rigidity

Abdominal rigidity is tightness of the muscles in the abdominal region. It is a very serious symptom that should be treated as a medical emergency as it can indicate a number of different serious conditions. It can indicate instinctive protectiveness (“guarding”) of tenderness from any the various causes of abdominal pain ...

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Many causes of abdominal rigidity can be life-threatening and it requires emergency treatment. The causes of abdominal rigidity are usually an abdominal disorder, which may be causing involuntary rigidity from abdominal muscle tensing (abdominal muscle spasm), or other causes ...

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Causes List for Abdominal rigidity

Possible causes of Abdominal rigidity (or similar symptoms) may include:1

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Similar Symptoms

Is it abdominal rigidity? Abdominal swelling? Abdominal mass? Consider whether any other of the various symptoms may be a more precise description of the symptom (or are both occurring together):

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