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a 12 yaer old boy, whose body mass index BM1 is 18.5 starts complaining of stomach-ache on every monday morning. his doctor has not found any organic cause despite of all investigations. what may be the cause of this abdominal pain psychogenic pseudo-obstruction haemorrhoids hirschprungs disease

a 12 yaer old boy, whose body mass index BM1  is 18.5 starts complaining of stomach-ache on every monday morning. his doctor has not found any organic cause despite of all investigations. what may be the cause of this abdominal pain
  1. psychogenic
  2. pseudo-obstruction
  3. haemorrhoids
  4. hirschprungs disease

Grade:12

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Gaurav
askIITians Faculty 164 Points
7 years ago
Hello Student
Correct answer is 2. Pseudo-obstruction
The timing of pain, age of patient and investigation with all normal findings, strongly suggest the psychosocial factors as acause.

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