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1,239 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Abdominal Pain, Jaundice

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    We report a case of diabetic myonecrosis in a 33-year-old man with hepatitis B-induced liver cirrhosis and type 2 diabetes who presented with abdominal distension and pain[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient also presented with acute encephalopathy, jaundice, right upper quadrant abdominal pain and hyperbilirubinaemia (total bilirubin of 8.1 mg/dL with direct bilirubin[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The causes of abdominal pain in patients with liver cirrhosis and ascites are well-known but occasionally, atypical causes arise.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pancreatitis

    Between 50 and 90 percent of patients have signs of abdominal distension or muscle spasms with epigastric pain and left upper-quadrant tenderness. 3, 6 Other signs are fever[web.archive.org] Detection and diagnosis When making a diagnosis, the doctor checks for signs of jaundice, weakness, emaciation, diarrhea and/or foul-smelling stool.[gwhospital.com] Signs and symptoms include abdominal pain, malabsorption and diabetes mellitus Inflammation of the pancreas that is characterized by recurring or persistent abdominal pain[icd9data.com]

  • Heart Failure

    At each visit, healthcare providers should record the patient’s body weight and sitting and standing blood pressures and determine the degree of jugular venous distension[content.onlinejacc.org] […] and perinatal jaundice 33 35 88 89 1 Pneumonia (except that caused by tuberculosis and sexually transmitted diseases) 55 25 148 61 -59 Short gestation, low birth weight,[hcup-us.ahrq.gov] Since her liver transplantation, she has not complained of cardiac discomfort and abdominal pain, and her heart size has returned to normal on echocardiography.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Cholecystitis

    When a gallstone gets trapped, it can lead to an intestinal obstruction, called gallstone ileus, leading to abdominal pain, vomiting, constipation, and abdominal distension[en.wikipedia.org] A 61-year-old man presented with upper abdominal pain and jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Thus, abdominal pain in a patient with a previous history of breast carcinoma should raise suspicion of gallbladder metastasis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    Caregivers or patients may notice abdominal distension and rapid weight gain. Some people also develop swelling of ankles and shortness of breath.[craigscause.ca] Jaundice and related symptoms Jaundice is yellowing of the eyes and skin.[cancer.org] Pancreatic cancer leads to multiple symptoms, the most characteristic of which being abdominal pain that radiates to the back, jaundice, and weight loss.[symptoma.com]

  • Liver Failure

    In December 2015, at the time of the patient's progression from his Hodgkin lymphoma after fourth line treatment, he developed persistent fevers, abdominal distension, jaundice[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rare disease associated with jaundice, coagulopathy, and hepatic encephalopathy.[bestpractice.bmj.com] It is often confused with general abdominal pain, back pain or kidney pain, according to New Health Guide.[livescience.com]

  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    Abdominal distension: Swelling of the abdomen, usually due to an increased amount of intestinal gas.[webmd.com] The main symptoms include fatigue, weight loss, abdominal pain, and jaundice.[symptoma.com] GP is a rare entity that should be suspected in patients with a history of heavy alcohol consumption who complain of chronic abdominal pain and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Porphyria

    Ileus and bladder distension may be present.[web.archive.org] ., and Thomson S. ( 1948 ) A case of chronic porphyria associated with recurrent jaundice. Quarterly Journal of Medicine 51: 123 - 137.[doi.org] Acute porphyria should be considered in any patient with abdominal pain in combination with neuropsychiatric features, motor neuropathy, or hyponatremia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Hepatic Porphyria

    Complementary tests uncovered intestinal loop distension on abdominal radiography, normochromic and normocytic anemia in association with leukocytosis and hyponatremia.[rbti.org.br] […] nutrition 180 Nutritional disorders and their management 200 Clinical biochemistry of the gastrointestinal tract 214 Assessment of hepatic function and investigation of jaundice[books.google.com] Differential diagnosis Differential diagnoses include Guillain-Barré syndrome (see this term) and all causes of acute abdominal pain.[orpha.net]

  • Cytomegalovirus Infection

    ., 6-weeks-old, born small for gestational age, was admitted in our Hospital for gastrointestinal signs: diarrhea, abdominal distension, observed three days earlier.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RATIONALE: Septo-optic dysplasia (SOD) is a rare congenital disorder that may cause jaundice in infants.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pain shortly after the initiation of treatment with chlorambucil and corticosteroids for nephropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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