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232 Possible Causes for Abdominal Bruit

  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome

    Patients with MALS are often middle-aged females presenting with a triad of postprandial epigastric pain, weight loss and abdominal bruit.[] Patients with median arcuate ligament syndrome present with postprandial abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, and abdominal bruit.[] The main symptoms are chronic abdominal pain that has lasted several months, abdominal pain after eating, weight loss, and sometimes an abdominal bruit, or the sound made[]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    If the tumor involves the body and tail of the pancreas, an abdominal bruit may be heard in the left upper quadrant (indicating involvement of the splenic artery) and a large[]

  • Hepatic Artery Aneurysm

    On examination abdominal bruit or a pulsatile mass may be found.[] Physical examination may reveal a pulsatile mass or abdominal bruit, but is usually normal.[] Otherwise they may present with especially abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and as a pulsatile mass or abdominal bruit.[]

  • Renal Artery Aneurysm

    Otherwise, patients may present with arterial hypertension, pain, hematuria , abdominal pulsatile mass or abdominal bruit.[] In rare cases, a pulsatile abdominal mass (only seen in very large aneurysms) and vascular bruits might be observed.[] Physical examination was unremarkable; the patient was apyrexial and no bruits were present on his flanks.[]

  • Splenic Artery Aneurysm

    Physical examination may be normal, but some doctors note abdominal bruit on auscultation.[] He had no palpable abdominal mass, tenderness nor vascular bruit. Laboratory test results were within normal limits.[] The patient had not undergone previous abdominal surgery. Clinical examination revealed, on abdominal palpation, a periumbilical pulsatile mass with a systolic bruit.[]

  • Hyperplasia of the Renal Artery

    Abdominal exam reveals a bruit, normoactive bowel sounds, and an audible borborygmus.[] On examination, there was an audible abdominal bruit.[] Renal FMD Secondary hypertension Abdominal bruit (best heard at the right costovertebral angle) Flank or abdominal pain Symptoms of chronic kidney disease Cerebrovascular[]

  • Renal Hypertension

    Presence of an abdominal bruit; iii. Hypertension resistant to 3 drugs; iv.[] An enlarged liver may be palpated, and an abdominal bruit may be auscultated.[] However, up to 10% of patients with essential primary hypertension may have an abdominal bruit and innocent abdominal bruits are present in a minority of healthy younger patients[]

  • Abdominal Angina

    An abdominal bruit may be heard in some patients. One may also find features of peripheral vascular disease with diminished pulses in the leg.[] The abdomen is scaphoid and soft and abdominal bruit is present in almost 80% of the patients.[] Signs Abdominal bruit (60-90%) Fecal Occult Blood Test ing (10%) VI. Imaging: Diagnosis Angiography (gold standard) MRA Abdomen Ultrasound duplex VII.[]

  • Acute Mesenteric Ischemia

    Chronic mesenteric ischemia • Usually Women • Younger • Smokers • 2/3 with Other Vascular Disease – Half with abdominal bruit • Classic Symptoms – Post-prandial Pain – Weight[] bruit caused by stenosis of mesenteric vessels A patient typically presents with postprandial abdominal pain ( abdominal angina ), food aversion, and weight loss![] Examination may show vague abdominal tenderness disproportionate to the severity of the pain, an abdominal bruit and signs of generalised cardiovascular disease.[]

  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm

    […] examination as pulsatile abdominal masses May be limited secondary to patient body habitus and size of aneurysm Abdominal bruits are uncommon findings Complications of unruptured[] […] or back pain, a pulsatile abdominal mass, and a continuous bruit on abdominal auscultation. 43 45 46 This triad is reported in 50–90% of patients in one series. 46 However[] On physical examination, a palpable and pulsatile abdominal mass can be noted.[]

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