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296 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Ascites, Decreased Bowel Sounds, Ruptured Ovarian Cyst

  • Acute Peritonitis

    This report describes the case of a 46-year-old woman who presented with acute peritonitis associated with vomiting and abdominal distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] .  Tenderness and generalized guarding  Decreased bowel sounds as Paralytic ileus sets in  Increased temperature and pulse 15.[slideshare.net] The treatment failed to slow the progress of the disease, and massive ascites appeared with thickening of the gallbladder wall.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Women also experience localized peritonitis from an infected fallopian tube or a ruptured ovarian cyst.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Hemoperitoneum

    We herein present a case of a 48-year-old woman who was urgently referred to our clinic with colic, abdominal distension, and hypovolemic shock during menstruation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESULTS: A total of 78 women were diagnosed with a ruptured ovarian cyst with hemoperitoneum.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ascites with right pleural effusion initially suggested fetal hydrops.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Significant findings on clinical examination were marked pallor, gross abdominal distension with doughy feel, and forniceal fullness on vaginal examination.[jpgo.org]

  • Peritonitis

    At day 51 she developed abdominal distension and was referred to a pediatric surgeon by day 54 with pneumoperitoneum.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] guidelines for the management of ascites, the most common complication of cirrhosis.[easl.eu] Women also experience localized peritonitis from an infected fallopian tube or a ruptured ovarian cyst.[emedicine.medscape.com] Auscultate his abdomen for bowel sounds and assess for abdominal distension. If distension occurs, measure his abdominal girth daily to monitor changes.[journals.lww.com]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    A 50-year-old male presented with a 1-day history of abdominal bloating and distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical exam shows low grade fever, epigastric tenderness, and decreased bowel sounds.[medbullets.com] She had an extended hospital course because of severe disease, characterised by systemic inflammatory response syndrome, pleural effusion and ascites but was successfully[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical examination demonstrated a distended abdomen, decreased bowel sounds, and diffuse tenderness to palpation.[pancreas.imedpub.com]

    Missing: Ruptured Ovarian Cyst
  • Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

    On physical exam, there is abdominal distension, diffuse abdominal tenderness to palpation, flank dullness, and a positive fluid wave.[medbullets.com] Ascites is uncommon in patients with hypothyroidism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal tenderness is what patients' feel. 4. Ascites. The speed of ascites accelerates. Patients feel anabatic abdominal distension. The diuretic does not work.[cirrhosis-treatment.net] Signs and symptoms of SBP can include any constellation of the following: Abdominal pain and guarding Abdominal distension Diarrhea Emesis Encephalopathy Fever Lethargy Poor[pediatriceducation.org]

    Missing: Ruptured Ovarian Cyst
  • Biliary Peritonitis

    RESULTS: A total of 6 patients were included in present series commonest presenting symptom was progressive abdominal distension without signs of overt peritonitis followed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Specific signs and symptoms of spontaneous peritonitis include: Fluid in the abdomen; abdominal pain and distention; tenderness; decreased bowel sounds; inability to pass[diagnose-me.com] Manifestations may include fever, malaise, and symptoms of ascites and worsening hepatic failure. Diagnosis is by examination of ascitic fluid.[merckmanuals.com] Results : A total of 6 patients were included in present series commonest presenting symptom was progressive abdominal distension without signs of overt peritonitis followed[ajol.info]

    Missing: Ruptured Ovarian Cyst
  • Ovarian Cyst

    A 16 year old unmarried girl presented with complaints of abdominal distension, vomiting, constipation, difficulty in breathing and restlessness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rupture is a rare complication of ovarian cysts diagnosed during the prenatal period.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report this case to increase the suspicion index of a large ovarian cyst in all women presenting with massive ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An 18-year-old woman was referred to our hospital because of menstruation disorder and abdominal distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Decreased Bowel Sounds
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever

    Peritoneal signs of board-like rigidity of the abdominal muscles, rebound tenderness, and abdominal distension with loss of bowel sounds are common findings during attacks[nature.com] Decreased bowel sounds, distention, guarding, and rebound tenderness are likely to occur at the peak of an attack and cannot be differentiated from a perforated viscus by[merckmanuals.com] A rare cause of ascites: Familial Mediterranean fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Adhesions & ascites are rare. 12. # 3.[slideshare.net]

    Missing: Ruptured Ovarian Cyst
  • Abdominal Angina

    There may be bloody diarrhoea and often fever and abdominal distension. The patient usually is not grossly ill or shocked.[surgwiki.com] […] in abdominal bloating, constipation, no further bloody stools, and an absence of bowel sounds.[diagnose-me.com] Percussion can be used to measure organ size and determine presence of ascites. A pulsatile mass suggests aneurysm, and peripheral pulses should be felt.[sharinginhealth.ca] cyst • Ectopic pregnancy • Perforated or abstsediral Diverticulitis • Ileus of the small intestine or colon • Trapped hernia • mesenteric infarction • rupture (bursting)[myhealth-guide.org]

  • Volvulus

    The patient was admitted to the hospital with enormous abdominal distension and acute respiratory insufficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Indeed, yellow and clear ascites are common in the early stage of the disease.[journals.plos.org] […] torsion Endocrinological: menstruation, Mittelschmerz Tumors: endometriosis, fibroids, ovarian cyst, ovarian cancer Pregnancy: ruptured ectopic pregnancy, threatened abortion[en.wikipedia.org] The most common presentation was abdominal distension (14/19 [74%]) and pain (11/19 [58%]).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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