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10,278 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Confusion, Polymorphic Photodermatitis

  • 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] RESULTS: All patients identified prodromal symptoms that began days prior to acute severe pain; the most common included confusion ("brain fog"), irritability, and fatigue[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] weeks, neurological symptoms (muscular weakness, sensory loss or convulsions) and psychological symptoms (irritability, anxiety, auditory or visual hallucinations, mental confusion[orpha.net]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    Acute attacks present with episodes of severe abdominal pain, nausea, confusion and severe life-threatening seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The highly variable symptomatic presentation of AIP causes confusion with other diseases and results in a high misdiagnosis rate (68% in China) and delayed effective treatments[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The disease is clinically manifested with severe abdominal pain, confusion, and seizures which may be life threatening.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Variegate Porphyria

    Ileus and bladder distension may be present.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For a long time, this disease has caused confusion among the porphyrias because it presents with clinical symptoms and biochemical findings that can be similar to those found[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Confusion, convulsions, and muscular weakness, due to neurologic impairment, may lead to paralysis. An acute attack usually lasts for days or longer.[sema4genomics.com]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Acute confusion is a common symptom of physical illness in the older patient. In the majority, it is transient and resolves on treatment of precipitants.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some older adults with a UTI also develop confusion. The tricky part Some of these UTI symptoms are similar to the symptoms of other conditions common in older people.[health.harvard.edu] […] lower pelvis Frequent need to urinate Cloudy urine Blood in the urine Foul smelling urine Other symptoms can include painful sexual intercourse, pain in the side and mental confusion[parkview.com]

    Missing: Polymorphic Photodermatitis
  • Heart Failure

    At each visit, healthcare providers should record the patient’s body weight and sitting and standing blood pressures and determine the degree of jugular venous distension[content.onlinejacc.org] In addition, the confusion of similar terms with HFpEF, such as diastolic heart failure, and diastolic dysfunction (DD), has led to a misunderstanding of the true scope of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Without enough blood, the brain does not function well, resulting in lightheadedness and/or mental confusion.[northshore.org]

    Missing: Polymorphic Photodermatitis
  • Liver Cirrhosis

    We report a case of diabetic myonecrosis in a 33-year-old man with hepatitis B-induced liver cirrhosis and type 2 diabetes who presented with abdominal distension and pain[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The worse the patient gets the more confused they get, till they eventually fall into a coma Diagnosis: The test that give the best results is a biopsy.[symptoma.com] An 18-year-old male presented with a history of abdominal distension and jaundice for 2 months. He had abdominal tenderness but no rebounding pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Polymorphic Photodermatitis
  • Acute Pancreatitis

    A 50-year-old male presented with a 1-day history of abdominal bloating and distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] : Massive bleeding from the IMV accompanied by shock bowel syndrome is a rare complication of acute pancreatitis that can be confused with arterial bleeding.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Usually makes you vomit Other symptoms may include: Fever Bloating In severe cases, you may have signs of shock, including: Restlessness A fast heartbeat Lightheadedness Confusion[summitmedicalgroup.com]

    Missing: Polymorphic Photodermatitis
  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    The disease may begin quickly, with: Fever and chills Cough Chest Pain Rapid breathing or difficulty breathing Older adults with pneumococcal pneumonia may experience confusion[oakgov.com] They can include fever, cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, stiff neck, confusion and disorientation, sensitivity to light, joint pain, chills, ear pain, sleeplessness[wwwnc.cdc.gov] Symptoms include: Fever and chills Cough Rapid breathing or difficulty breathing Chest pain Older adults with pneumococcal pneumonia may experience confusion or low alertness[cdc.gov]

    Missing: Polymorphic Photodermatitis
  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    , especially among older persons loss of appetite sweating Older adults will share all the symptoms with younger adults, but are much more likely to experience confusion and[healthline.com] We have shown that bronchiectasis, recent hospitalization and severe pneumonia (confusion, blood urea level, respiratory rate, low blood pressure and 65 year old (CURB-65)[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Emergency symptoms Seek immediate medical attention if you are experiencing: blood in mucus trouble breathing high fever of 102.5 F of higher confusion rapid heartbeat skin[healthline.com]

    Missing: Polymorphic Photodermatitis
  • 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] I am to the point where I am confusing myself. My oncologist is at the Cleveland Clinic which I think is one of the better facilities in the country?[inspire.com] This is very confusing. The cancer is behaving like adenocarcinoma as it is very invasive.[netrf.org]

    Missing: Polymorphic Photodermatitis

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