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Abdominal cramps

MedGen UID:
7801
Concept ID:
C0000729
Sign or Symptom
Synonyms: Abdominal Cramp; Abdominal Cramps; Cramp, Abdominal; Cramps, Abdominal
 
HPO: HP:0032155

Definition

A type of abdominal pain characterized by a feeling of contractions and typically fluctuating in intensity. [from HPO]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVAbdominal cramps

Conditions with this feature

Mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome 1
MedGen UID:
1631838
Concept ID:
C4551995
Disease or Syndrome
Mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalopathy (MNGIE) disease is characterized by progressive gastrointestinal dysmotility (manifesting as early satiety, nausea, dysphagia, gastroesophageal reflux, postprandial emesis, episodic abdominal pain and/or distention, and diarrhea); cachexia; ptosis/ophthalmoplegia or ophthalmoparesis; leukoencephalopathy; and demyelinating peripheral neuropathy (manifesting as paresthesias (tingling, numbness, and pain) and symmetric and distal weakness more prominently affecting the lower extremities). The order in which manifestations appear is unpredictable. Onset is usually between the first and fifth decades; in about 60% of individuals, symptoms begin before age 20 years.

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Remijn-Nelissen L, Verschuuren JJGM, Tannemaat MR
Neuromuscul Disord 2022 Oct;32(10):790-799. Epub 2022 Sep 7 doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2022.09.002. PMID: 36184373
Tome J, Raffals LE, Pardi DS
Dis Colon Rectum 2022 Dec 1;65(S1):S69-S76. Epub 2022 Jul 25 doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000002562. PMID: 35905290
Domínguez-Muñoz JE
J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2011 Mar;26 Suppl 2:12-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2010.06600.x. PMID: 21323992

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Remijn-Nelissen L, Verschuuren JJGM, Tannemaat MR
Neuromuscul Disord 2022 Oct;32(10):790-799. Epub 2022 Sep 7 doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2022.09.002. PMID: 36184373
Abdelaal Ahmed Mahmoud A, Mansour AZ, Yassin HM, Hussein HA, Kamal AM, Elayashy M, Elemady MF, Elkady HW, Mahmoud HE, Cusack B, Hosny H, Abdelhaq M
Anesth Analg 2018 Dec;127(6):1434-1439. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003734. PMID: 30169405
Almerie MQ, Simpson J
Practitioner 2015 Sep;259(1785):29-33, 3. PMID: 26591654
Zezos P, Saibil F
World J Gastroenterol 2015 Aug 7;21(29):8739-52. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i29.8739. PMID: 26269664Free PMC Article
Niyogi SK
J Microbiol 2005 Apr;43(2):133-43. PMID: 15880088

Diagnosis

Tome J, Raffals LE, Pardi DS
Dis Colon Rectum 2022 Dec 1;65(S1):S69-S76. Epub 2022 Jul 25 doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000002562. PMID: 35905290
Kotloff KL, Riddle MS, Platts-Mills JA, Pavlinac P, Zaidi AKM
Lancet 2018 Feb 24;391(10122):801-812. Epub 2017 Dec 16 doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)33296-8. PMID: 29254859
Vandenplas Y
Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 2015;24 Suppl 1:S9-13. doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.s1.02. PMID: 26715083
Wang J, Sampson HA
Clin Exp Allergy 2007 May;37(5):651-60. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2222.2007.02682.x. PMID: 17456212
Niyogi SK
J Microbiol 2005 Apr;43(2):133-43. PMID: 15880088

Therapy

Remijn-Nelissen L, Verschuuren JJGM, Tannemaat MR
Neuromuscul Disord 2022 Oct;32(10):790-799. Epub 2022 Sep 7 doi: 10.1016/j.nmd.2022.09.002. PMID: 36184373
Riemschneider S, Hoffmann M, Slanina U, Weber K, Hauschildt S, Lehmann J
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021 Feb 25;18(5) doi: 10.3390/ijerph18052262. PMID: 33668818Free PMC Article
Abdelaal Ahmed Mahmoud A, Mansour AZ, Yassin HM, Hussein HA, Kamal AM, Elayashy M, Elemady MF, Elkady HW, Mahmoud HE, Cusack B, Hosny H, Abdelhaq M
Anesth Analg 2018 Dec;127(6):1434-1439. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003734. PMID: 30169405
Vandenplas Y
Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 2015;24 Suppl 1:S9-13. doi: 10.6133/apjcn.2015.24.s1.02. PMID: 26715083
Ano S, Morishima Y, Ishii Y, Kawaguchi M, Matsuno Y, Hizawa N
Intern Med 2013;52(6):685-7. Epub 2013 Mar 15 doi: 10.2169/internalmedicine.52.8943. PMID: 23503411

Prognosis

Gabbert AD, Mydosh JL, Talukdar PK, Gloss LM, McDermott JE, Cooper KK, Clair GC, Konkel ME
Biomolecules 2023 Jan 9;13(1) doi: 10.3390/biom13010135. PMID: 36671522Free PMC Article
Tome J, Raffals LE, Pardi DS
Dis Colon Rectum 2022 Dec 1;65(S1):S69-S76. Epub 2022 Jul 25 doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000002562. PMID: 35905290
Riemschneider S, Hoffmann M, Slanina U, Weber K, Hauschildt S, Lehmann J
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021 Feb 25;18(5) doi: 10.3390/ijerph18052262. PMID: 33668818Free PMC Article
Zezos P, Saibil F
World J Gastroenterol 2015 Aug 7;21(29):8739-52. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i29.8739. PMID: 26269664Free PMC Article
Shen B, Bennett AE, Fazio VW, Sherman KK, Sun J, Remzi FH, Lashner BA
Dig Liver Dis 2006 Sep;38(9):704-9. Epub 2006 Jun 27 doi: 10.1016/j.dld.2006.05.022. PMID: 16807149

Clinical prediction guides

Gabbert AD, Mydosh JL, Talukdar PK, Gloss LM, McDermott JE, Cooper KK, Clair GC, Konkel ME
Biomolecules 2023 Jan 9;13(1) doi: 10.3390/biom13010135. PMID: 36671522Free PMC Article
Singh K, Pituch K, Zhu Q, Gu H, Ernst B, Tofthagen C, Brewer M, Kober KM, Cooper BA, Paul SM, Conley YP, Hammer M, Levine JD, Miaskowski C
Cancer Nurs 2023 Mar-Apr 01;46(2):92-102. Epub 2022 Mar 4 doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000001076. PMID: 35671438Free PMC Article
Riemschneider S, Hoffmann M, Slanina U, Weber K, Hauschildt S, Lehmann J
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021 Feb 25;18(5) doi: 10.3390/ijerph18052262. PMID: 33668818Free PMC Article
Abdelaal Ahmed Mahmoud A, Mansour AZ, Yassin HM, Hussein HA, Kamal AM, Elayashy M, Elemady MF, Elkady HW, Mahmoud HE, Cusack B, Hosny H, Abdelhaq M
Anesth Analg 2018 Dec;127(6):1434-1439. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003734. PMID: 30169405
Zezos P, Saibil F
World J Gastroenterol 2015 Aug 7;21(29):8739-52. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i29.8739. PMID: 26269664Free PMC Article

Recent systematic reviews

Turawa EB, Musekiwa A, Rohwer AC
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2020 Aug 5;8(8):CD011625. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011625.pub3. PMID: 32761813Free PMC Article
Singh S, Stroud AM, Holubar SD, Sandborn WJ, Pardi DS
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 Nov 23;(11):CD001176. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD001176.pub3. PMID: 26593456Free PMC Article
Turawa EB, Musekiwa A, Rohwer AC
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 Sep 18;2015(9):CD011625. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011625.pub2. PMID: 26387487Free PMC Article
Porter CK, Riddle MS, Tribble DR, Louis Bougeois A, McKenzie R, Isidean SD, Sebeny P, Savarino SJ
Vaccine 2011 Aug 11;29(35):5869-85. Epub 2011 May 25 doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2011.05.021. PMID: 21616116
Coelho F, Birks J
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2001;2001(2):CD001499. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD001499. PMID: 11405996Free PMC Article

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