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Anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment syndrome (ACNES) in a Palliative care setting

Devina Juneja1


Chronic pain emanating from the abdominal wall is frequently unrecognized or confused with visceral pain, often leading to extensive diagnostic testing before an accurate diagnosis is established. Anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment syndrome (ACNES) is one of the most frequent causes of chronic abdominal wall pain.

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