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122 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Clay-Colored Stool

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Abdominal distension: 22% (44) cases had associated abdominal distension. 81.8% (36/44) of Hyponatremic children had distension of abdomen. 5.1% (8/143) of Isonatremic children[omicsonline.org] What color is the stool and vomit? Is the stool watery, bloody, explosive, painful, cramping, pale, clay-colored, or dark, or does it have mucus?[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com] Most of the children having Hyponatremia also had associated hypokalemia, which may lead to abdominal distension.[omicsonline.org]

  • 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] Soft mass that can be felt in the upper-right belly Pale or clay-colored stools (feces) Fever, if they have an infection (cholangitis) If they have an inflamed pancreas (pancreatitis[seattlechildrens.org] On examination, she had mild abdominal distension with absent bowel sounds. Abdominal sonography showed a normal biliary tract and pancreas.[journals.lww.com]

  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    Abdominal distension: Swelling of the abdomen, usually due to an increased amount of intestinal gas.[webmd.com] Symptoms of pancreatic cancer include: Diarrhea Dark urine and clay-colored stools Fatigue and weakness Sudden increase in blood sugar level (diabetes) Jaundice (a yellow[nlm.nih.gov] Common presenting symptoms include epigastric pain that radiates to the back, unexplained weight loss, painless jaundice, light clay-colored stools, dark urine, pruritus,[nature.com]

  • 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] ., diabetes pills) to insulin jaundice manifested by: yellow eyes clay-colored stools tea colored urine pruritis (itchy skin) ** Importantly, these signs and symptoms may[pancyst.org] […] characterized by anorexia, flatulence, weakness, dramatic weight loss, epigastric or back pain, jaundice, pruritus, a palpable abdominal mass, recent onset of diabetes, and clay-colored[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Acute Cholecystitis

    ., constipation and abdominal distension strongly suggest bowel obstruction), whereas others are of little value (i.e, anorexia has little predictive value for appendicitis[medbullets.com] You may feel: Sharp, cramping, or dull pain Steady pain Pain that spreads to your back or below your right shoulder blade Other symptoms that may occur include: Clay-colored[medlineplus.gov] […] of Acute Cholecystitis include: Fever Sharp cramping or dull pain over the right upper quadrant of the abdomen, which may sometimes spread to the back Nausea and vomiting Clay-colored[dovemed.com]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    There was no significant difference at six months between cisapride and placebo for abdominal distension, MD -0.90 (95% CI -2.39 to 0.59) or abdominal pain, MD -0.4 (95% CI[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] that are pale or clay-colored , foul smelling, have mucus, or that float Weight loss Symptoms related to the lungs and sinuses may include: Coughing or increased mucus in[nlm.nih.gov] abdominal distension.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Celiac Disease

    We report here a 6-year-old girl presenting with malaise, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, abdominal distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Stools are soft, bulky, clay-colored, and offensive. Older children may present with anemia or failure to grow normally.[merckmanuals.com] They may suffer from abdominal distension and pain, and/or other symptoms such as: iron-deficiency anemia, chronic fatigue, chronic migraine, peripheral neuropathy (tingling[celiac.org]

  • Cholestasis

    Besides intense itching on your feet and hands, less common symptoms can include liver enlargement and abdominal distension (an outward belly extension that's noticeably beyond[whattoexpect.com] Jaundice and Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) The increased build-up of bilirubin leads to jaundice, dark colored urine and pale white clay colored stool.[news-medical.net] At this time (4 weeks gestation), she developed abdominal distension with ascites.[academic.oup.com]

  • Cholelithiasis

    An infant presented with abdominal distension and failure to thrive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other ailments include indigestion, belching, lowgrade fever, clay-colored stool and jaundice.[dianamossop.com] Costal distress Tension in the rectus abdominus Chest distension Abdominal pain Abdominal distension Constipation Irritability Insomnia Repeated loss of spinal alignment[americandragon.com]

  • Neonatal Hepatitis

    The younger brother developed jaundice and clay-colored stools at the age of 1 month.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These included persistence of clay-colored stool, presence of splenomegaly, ascites or anemia, high peak total and direct bilirubin, low nadir albumin levels, diffuse giant[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] examination of the hepatobiliary system, 80.2%; and persistence of clay-colored stool, 80.2%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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