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Abdominal distension (mnemonic)

A mnemonic for causes of abdominal distension (6 Fs) is:

  • F: fat
  • F: fluid 
  • F: flatus
  • F: feces 
  • F: fetus
  • F: fulminant mass

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rID: 67704
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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