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How To Remember Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Signs & Symptoms?

Abdominal compartment syndrome is a serious condition that occurs when the pressure within the abdominal cavity becomes too high. This can cause a range of complications and can be life-threatening if not treated promptly.


The signs and symptoms of Abdominal compartment syndrome can vary widely among affected individuals, and may include:

  • Decreased urine output
  • Decreased mental status or confusion
  • Decreased blood flow to the limbs
  • Decreased oxygen levels in the blood
  • Decreased liver function
  • Decreased kidney function
  • Severe pain in the abdomen that is not relieved by pain medications
  • Swelling or distention of the abdomen
  • Elevated blood pressure
  • Rapid heart rate

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Mind Map/Concept Map/Memory Aid/Mnemonic To Remember Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Signs & Symptoms


Remember this for your NExT Medical Exit Test exam & USMLE, Pre-Med, NCLEX exams.

Dr. Arin Nandi

Passionate About Medical Science & Helping Future Doctors Achieve Top Ranks In Medical Exams. He is professionally a dentist as well as a public health expert from JIPMER (1), (2)working in health department