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227 Possible Causes for Abdominal Bruit

  • 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[]

  • Renal Hypertension

    One remarkable finding in nearly 50% of affected individuals is an abdominal bruit, especially when present during both diastole and systole.[] Presence of an abdominal bruit; iii. Hypertension resistant to 3 drugs; iv.[] 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[]

  • 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.[]

  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome

    […] pain may be related to meals, may be accompanied by weight loss, and may be associated with an abdominal bruit heard by a clinician.[] 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[] […] pain may be associated with eating, but not always. 1 On physical examination, an abdominal bruit that varies with respiration may be audible in the mid-epigastric region[]

  • 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[]

  • 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.[] Abdominal bruits are present in 60% to 80% of patients with AA. 3 Also, patients will often show classic signs of PVD, as this is a frequent comorbidity of AA.[] The abdomen is scaphoid and soft and abdominal bruit is present in almost 80% of the patients.[]

  • 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.[]

  • Hepatitis C

    […] signs: Paraumbilical hernia, ascites, caput medusae, hepatosplenomegaly, abdominal bruit Ankle edema Scant body hair Skin signs: Spider nevi, petechiae, excoriations due[] […] decompensated liver disease include the following: Head signs: Icteric sclera, temporal muscle wasting, enlarged parotid gland, cyanosis Fetor hepaticus Gynecomastia, small testes Abdominal[]

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