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2,891 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Bluish-Red Border Demarcating Transition to Normal Skin, Diverticulitis

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    A 27-year-old male presented with a history of gastric pain combined with nausea and abdominal distension that had been present for 5 d.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Finally, the diagnosis of Meckel's diverticulitis with ileal stricture was made on exploratory laparotomy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vomiting (161, 74.2%), abdominal pain (152, 70%), abdominal tenderness (113, 52.1%), constipation (111, 51.2%), and abdominal distension (104, 47.9%) were the predominant[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    The diagnosis of adult obstruction was made from a history of constipation, abdominal distension, abdominal pain, nausea, and radiographic features of large bowel obstruction[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Moreover, abdominal actinomycosis may mimic cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, or diverticulitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Snap Shot A 65 yo presents with abdominal distension and colicky pain . Introduction Adhesions are the most common cause of all bowel obstructions.[medbullets.com]

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  • Peritonitis

    At day 51 she developed abdominal distension and was referred to a pediatric surgeon by day 54 with pneumoperitoneum.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: About 25% of patients with acute diverticulitis require emergency intervention.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

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  • Diverticulitis of the Colon

    Physical examination: This will elicit localized abdominal tenderness, abdominal distension, reduced bowel sounds and possibly an abdominal mass in cases of abscess formation[symptoma.com] Symptoms Abdominal pain mainly after meals Abdominal distension Difficulty with evacuation of stool and wind.[familydoctor.co.uk] In more severe cases, abdominal distension is also present, either secondary to ileus or to partial colonic obstruction.[surgwiki.com]

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  • Colonic Perforation

    They may also suffer from abdominal distension due to the penetration of gas through the perforation and the entry of this gas into the abdomen.[labome.org] Colonic retroperitoneal perforation may be consequent to diverticulitis or locally advanced colon cancer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal examination was significant for diminished bowel sounds, diffuse abdominal distension, rigidity, and tenderness with light palpation.[mdedge.com]

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  • 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] Figure 15-26 Colonic diverticulosis and diverticulitis. A, Complications of diverticular inflammation (diverticulitis).[5minuteconsult.com] A 31-year-old immigrant woman from Ethiopia with high fever, abdominal distension and severe abdominal pain due to proven tuberculous peritonitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The first patient was a 59-year-old man who had temporary loop-ileostomy for a perforated sigmoid colon due to diverticulitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An inflamed mass was seen near the cecum, and diverticulitis was diagnosed. She was treated with bowel rest, fluids, and antimicrobial agents.[nejm.org]

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  • Stomach Perforation

    The clinical presentation is often nonspecific, with most common symptoms being abdominal distension and pain accompanied by an abnormal sensation in the epigastric area and[symptoma.com] Abdominal pain, tenderness [2] Complications Sepsis, abscess [2] Usual onset Sudden or more gradual [2] Causes Trauma, following colonoscopy, bowel obstruction, colon cancer, diverticulitis[en.wikipedia.org] Abdominal distension can be striking and infants may also develop rapidly progressive pneumoperitoneum with associated cardiopulmonary compromise.[ijcasereportsandimages.com]

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  • Paralytic Ileus

    She presented with remarkable abdominal distension and respiratory difficulty but was effectively treated by surgical removal of the tumor with preoperative and operative[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Generally the condition is clinically silent; but acute diverticulitis with peritonitis and paralytic ileus may occur in elderly people.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Two days after admission the child presented vomiting, abdominal distension, meteorism and increase of scrotal swelling with edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Meckel Diverticulitis

    Clinical symptoms include bilious vomiting, abdominal distension, periumbilical pain, and constipation.[pubs.rsna.org] Clinically, acute Meckel diverticulitis can be mistaken for acute appendicitis or Crohn disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] To the Editor:— In The Journal for Jan. 1, 1955, page 77, a letter appeared criticizing my article "Pathognomonic Abdominal Sign for Meckel's Diverticulitis," in The Journal[jamanetwork.com]

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