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  1. Abdominal girth is the measurement of the distance around the abdomen at a specific point. Measurement is most ... at the level of the belly button (navel). Abdominal girth is used to diagnose and monitor the following: ...
  2. The measurement of the abdominal girth may be helpful in evaluating central adiposity. Central obesity (“apple shaped” body type) is a risk factor for metabolic syndrome.
  3. ... e.g., pelvic or abdominal pain, bloating, increased abdominal girth, difficulty eating, early satiety, urinary frequency or urgency). ...
  4. ... marked by pitting edema, increase in upper-extremity girth, and heaviness. Stage II is characterized by a ...