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399 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Epigastric Pain, Jaundice

  • 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] Detection and diagnosis When making a diagnosis, the doctor checks for signs of jaundice, weakness, emaciation, diarrhea and/or foul-smelling stool.[gwhospital.com] A 44-year-old gentleman presented with a 3-day history of constant severe epigastric pain and associated vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] We present a case of a 54-year-old male patient who was admitted to our Emergency Department (ED) with localized epigastric pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    Abdominal distension: Swelling of the abdomen, usually due to an increased amount of intestinal gas.[webmd.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] 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]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    Jaundice and related symptoms Jaundice is yellowing of the eyes and skin.[cancer.org] Symptoms may include weight loss, anorexia, fatigue, and epigastric pain.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] 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]

  • 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] The report presents a rare case of carcinoid tumor in a 17 year female who presented with epigastric pain of one week duration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

    […] pain along with progressive abdominal distension for the past last year.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE PRESENTATION: A 66-year-old lady with neurofibromatosis type 1 presented with painless progressive jaundice for six months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE REPORT 1 A 39-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital in September 2002 with a 24-hour history of biliary vomiting, and 2-month-standing dull epigastric pain with[scielo.isciii.es]

  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst

    We report a case of a giant pancreatic pseudocyst in a 33-year-old woman presenting with abdominal pain, loss of appetite and abdominal distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hydatid cyst of the pancreas is very rare and usually presents with obstructive jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The palpation revealed epigastric pain and palpable pulsatile mass above the umbilicus. Laboratory tests showed increased serum and urine amylases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] A 10-year-old girl visited our hospital because of right epigastric pain and fever. Cholelithiasis and choledocholithiasis were diagnosed by ultrasound examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    A 50-year-old male presented with a 1-day history of abdominal bloating and distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient was a 62-year-old woman with a history of severe acute pancreatitis complicated by walled-off necrosis (WON), who developed obstructive jaundice during the recovery[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND Acute pancreatitis is an inflammatory condition of the pancreas characterized clinically by epigastric abdominal pain and elevated levels of pancreatic enzymes[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] A 10-year-old girl visited our hospital because of right epigastric pain and fever. Cholelithiasis and choledocholithiasis were diagnosed by ultrasound examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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