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An unusual cause of lower abdominal pain in pubertal girls

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A rare cause of acute lower abdominal pain in pubertal girls is described. The diagnosis is often missed at initial presentation and this may result in multiple presentations to the emergency department or general practitioner. The clinical features, diagnosis, management and possible complications of this condition are discussed. The case illustrates the importance of keeping this diagnosis in mind when seeing teenage girls with lower abdominal pain.

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