- CASE FILE
11 year old girl with chronic and debilitating abdominal pain for 2 years in the umbilical area of the abdomen following an appendectomy.
ABOUT THIS CASE FILE
11 year old girl who has had 3 surgeries, 2 colonoscopies, pillcam, multiple abdominal nerve blocks, every opioid that could be prescribed, steriods gabapenton, amitriplyine, lyrica etc. and still can not travel in a vehicle since her first laparoscopic surgery. Bumps on the road in a vehicle or taking off and landing in a plane cause the most significant pain. She has been to the best children’s hospitals and have seen some of the best pediatric specialists but no doctor has been able to elevate the pain in her abdomen for 2 years. Any advice or help that can help me help my daughter I would be so grateful.