Shivani Pragada, Eluri Harshavardhan, Satyanavamani
Abstract: Acute abdomen is one of commonest surgical emergencies which poses a great challenge for diagnosis and management of the cause. Abdomen is stated to be Pandoras magic box, for the difficulty in pre-operative diagnosis and treatment. An observational study was conducted in a tertiary hospital from January 2018 to October 2019 to know the most common etiology of acute abdomen. The term acute abdomen denotes symptoms and signs of intra-abdominal disease usually treated best by surgical operations.
Keywords: Acute abdomen, Management, Pandora's Box , Etiology.