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497 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Bulky, Greasy, Frothy Stools, Jaundice

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  • Giardiasis

    Other associated symptoms were abdominal pain (100%), abdominal distension (70%), flatulence (50%), less consistent stools (50%), anemia (30%), and increased erythrocyte sedimentation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Following ingestion of the cyst, individuals may experience abdominal cramps and frothy, greasy diarrhea.[amboss.com] Worldwide, primarily human-to-human transmission Clinical Features: Intestinal : Diarrhea, epigastric pain, flatulence, increased fat and mucus in stool, gallbladder colic and jaundice[med-chem.com] Symptoms may include: Mild to severe diarrhea Bowel movements that are bulky, greasy, frothy, and foul smelling Cramps or tenderness in your belly Loss of appetite Nausea[summitmedicalgroup.com] Presentation is of chronic persistent, or recurrent diarrhoea with very offensive stools, abdominal distension and weight loss.[gpnotebook.co.uk]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    Light-colored or greasy stools: Bilirubin normally helps give stools their brown color. If the bile duct is blocked, stools might be light-colored or gray.[cancer.org] Observe and report any evidence of diarrhea or frothy, floating, foul-smelling stools (an indication of steatorrhea) because an adjustment in the enzyme replacement therapy[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Neoadjuvant therapy for high-risk bulky regional melanoma. J Surg Oncol 2011;104:386-90. Correspondence Address : Dr.[ijpmonline.org] ., frequent bowel motions which appear oily, greasy and often float on the top of toilet bowel) weight loss (unintentional) malnutrition, muscle wasting diabetes (endocrine[pancyst.org] This malabsorption causes bloating and gas and a watery, greasy, and/or foul-smelling diarrhea, leading to weight loss and vitamin deficiencies.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Steatorrhea

    Patient also has abdominal distension and pain. There is also nausea. Rumbling noises can be heard in the stomach along with presence of flatulence. Dark colored urine.[epainassist.com] The fat within the stool does not usually make it oily or greasy.[phaa.com] Bile deficiency or lack of it can occur due to biliary tract blockage; it is marked by symptoms like jaundice and pale colored steatorrhea.[medmum.com] Because fat floats in water, the stool with high percentage of fat also floats in the water. The stool is usually frothy and foul-smelling.[causediarrhea.com] Steatorrhea should be suspected when the stools are bulky, floating and foul-smelling.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • 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] These will ease bloating, make their feces less greasy and foul-smelling, and help any abdominal cramps.[medicalnewstoday.com] Detection and diagnosis When making a diagnosis, the doctor checks for signs of jaundice, weakness, emaciation, diarrhea and/or foul-smelling stool.[gwhospital.com] Patients may notice bulky smelly bowel movements due to too much fat (steatorrhea). Occasionally, an "oil slick" can be seen on the toilet water.[ddc.musc.edu] In the postoperative period she developed severe abdominal pain and distension, with gas-liquid levels on abdominal radiograms and important dilatation of the ascending colon[scielo.isciii.es]

    Missing: Frothy Stools
  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    The remaining gases produced in the process cause the subsequent bloating and abdominal distension.[symptoma.com] […] syndrome is characterized by weight loss, anorexia, abdominal distention, borborygmi, muscle wasting and the passage of abnormal stools, which are usually light yellow to gray, greasy[nejm.org] : Cystic fibrosis Chronic pancreatitis Carcinoma of pancreas Zollinger-Ellison syndrome Bile acid malabsorption : defective secretions of bile salts, due to cholestatic jaundice[patient.info] Steatorrhea, or fatty stools, is indicative of malabsorption. Stools will be frothy, foul smelling, and a ring of oil may be left on the toilet water.[iffgd.org] distension, flatulence Weight loss, fatigue Additional symptoms of specific deficiencies Partial (isolated) malabsorption : only symptoms specific to individual nutrient[amboss.com]

  • Choledochal Cyst

    We report on a 68-year-old woman who had experienced epigastric abdominal distension and nausea for over 1 year.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] arising in the pilosebaceous apparatus, lined by stratified squamous epithelium and containing largely macerated keratin and often sufficient sebum to render the contents greasy[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Hemobilia with jaundice as a result of cholestasis and bleeding from choledochal cyst is uncommon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen showed a dilated pancreatic duct and a bulky head with parenchymal calcifications.[joplink.net] On examination, she had mild abdominal distension with absent bowel sounds. Abdominal sonography showed a normal biliary tract and pancreas.[journals.lww.com]

    Missing: Frothy Stools
  • Carcinoid Tumor

    Herein, the authors present a rare case of primary ovarian carcinoid tumor in a mature cystic teratoma, who initially presented with complaints of abdominal distension for[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Avoid fatty, greasy, or highly spicy foods. Go for whole, natural foods over processed ones high in salt.[webmd.com] Case report We report the case of a 19 years-old woman with history of pruritus, jaundice, weight loss, and anorexia.[scielo.isciii.es] In these patients, the stool is frothy, watery and bulky. Asthma-like syndrome or wheezing is caused by the constriction of the bronchi.[symptoma.com] Abdominal ultrasound revealed appendiceal inflammation with transverse appendix diameter to be 9 cm. The patient was operated for acute appendicitis.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    He also had C/O abdominal distension and pedel edema.  Abdominal distension since 6 months.  K/C/O alcoholic liver disease, admitted for the same.  H/O pedal edema - pitting[slideshare.net] At autopsy, the fatty liver is greasy, and a cut surface appears yellow. As dramatic as these changes are, the fatty change is reversible.[en.wikipedia.org] It has a lengthy latent period, usually followed by the sudden appearance of abdominal pain and swelling, hematemesis, dependent edema, or jaundice.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Symptoms: abdominal distension, weight loss, fatigue, jaundice, pruritus, coffee-ground vomit, melaena and confusion.[kenhub.com] […] within the normal range in patients with latent, asymptomatic cirrhosis, 13, 14 whereas it was consistently reduced in patients with portal cirrhosis accompanied by severe jaundice[annals.org]

    Missing: Bulky Frothy Stools
  • 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] Her tongue appeared less puffy and greasy, and her pulse less rapid.[acupuncturereliefproject.org] A 61-year-old man presented with upper abdominal pain and jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Differential diagnosis Vague abdominal discomfort, distension, nausea, flatulence and intolerance of fats may also be caused by reflux , peptic ulcers , irritable bowel syndrome[patient.info] We report IDH secondary to aspirin therapy that was associated with transient obstructive jaundice and acute cholecystitis in a 47-year-old woman.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Bulky Frothy Stools
  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    Abdominal distension: Swelling of the abdomen, usually due to an increased amount of intestinal gas.[webmd.com] This malabsorption causes bloating and gas and a watery, greasy, and/or foul-smelling diarrhea, leading to weight loss and vitamin deficiencies.[merckmanuals.com] A 70-year-old Caucasian male presented with vague complaints of nausea, vomiting and abdominal distention, with subsequent development of jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Greasy, fatty, or fried foods. High-fat foods can increase uncomfortable symptoms, such as diarrhea and gas. Alcohol.[healthline.com] CASE REPORT: A 38-year-old man with a synchronous 6-month history of thyroid swelling, presented with epigastric pain and signs of obstructive jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Bulky Frothy Stools

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