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427 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Colic, Jaundice

  • 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] Laboratory results are usually normal in patients with biliary colic.[aafp.org]

  • 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] AHP is characterized by attacks of gastrointestinal disturbances, abdominal colic, paralyses and peripheral neuropathy.[uniprot.org]

  • 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] […] with vesicles and bullae 1 in 10,000 Coproporphyrinogen (COPRO) oxidase Hereditary coproporphyria (HCP) Hepatic Autosomal dominant Photosensitivity, neurologic symptoms, colic[house.wikia.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] Hemobilia with jaundice as a result of cholestasis and bleeding from choledochal cyst is uncommon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There were 3 cases of suspected adhesive colic that resolved without surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    Jaundice and related symptoms Jaundice is yellowing of the eyes and skin.[cancer.org] Jaundice. Pancreatic cancer that blocks the liver's bile duct can cause jaundice. Signs include yellow skin and eyes, dark-colored urine, and pale-colored stools.[mayoclinic.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]

  • Cholelithiasis

    An infant presented with abdominal distension and failure to thrive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After "simple" cholecystectomy for lithiasis, biliary disorders can appear, with the onset more than 3 years postoperative, like cholangitis or transitory jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A small fraction of patients undergoing cholecystectomy for biliary colic are subsequently diagnosed with an obstructive pancreatic head mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Biliary obstruction and jaundice caused by a malignant stricture of the afferent limb after a Roux-en-Y Whipple's resection was treated by the insertion of a SEMS by means[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A colonoscopy revealed polyps in the rectum, sigmoid colon, descending colon, and right and left colic flexures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Choledocholithiasis

    Conversely, the causes other than stone (principally tumours), would result in the distension of gallbladder, felt on abdominal palpation. 19.[de.slideshare.net] By comparing them, was observed that fever and jaundice were the signs and symptoms with statistical significance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It’s biliary colic that just doesn’t go away. The pain lasts longer than 6h and is usually associated with nausea/vomiting, fever and right upper quadrant pain.[sketchymedicine.com]

  • Gallstone Ileus

    An 89-year-old woman presented with an 8-day history of increasing abdominal distension, pain and associated nausea. Abdominal X-ray demonstrated large bowel dilation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 95 year-old woman presented with upper abdominal pain and jaundice; ultrasound demonstrated gallstones.[endoatlas.com] To Paralysis of bowel Paralysis of colon Paralysis of intestine Type 1 Excludes gallstone ileus ( K56.3 ) ileus NOS ( K56.7 ) obstructive ileus NOS ( K56.69- ) Gallstone (colic[icd10data.com]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complications may include or may lead to: Electrolyte (blood chemical and mineral) imbalances Dehydration Hole (perforation) in the intestine Infection Jaundice (yellowing[medlineplus.gov] Bowel obstruction is followed by strong colic pain and shock, which inevitably leads to death, especially in cases when an adequate therapy is not taken on time.[agris.fao.org]

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