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580 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Hypokalemia

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  • 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] It is known that these patients are more susceptible to hypokalemia than normal individuals.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Faint or absent bowel sounds can indicate hypokalemia.[cdc.gov]

  • Ascites

    Here we report a case of a 46-year-old HIV positive female who presented to us with ascites and abdominal distension with peripheral eosinophilia and diagnosed as EGE.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] diuresis depletes fluid from the intravascular compartment, especially when peripheral edema is absent; this depletion may cause renal failure or electrolyte imbalance (eg, hypokalemia[merckmanuals.com] Abstract An 81-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with abdominal distension due to refractory ascites of unknown origin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypovolemic (from vomiting) Hypochloremic (from vomiting) Hypokalemia (from vomiting) Alkalosis (from vomiting) What must be ruled out on physical exam in pts with SBO?[quizlet.com] Labs Complete Blood Count Leukocytosis may be significant in bacteremia and intestinal perforation Comprehensive Metabolic Panel Hypokalemia Contraction Alkalosis (dehydration[fpnotebook.com]

  • Acute Peritonitis

    This report describes the case of a 46-year-old woman who presented with acute peritonitis associated with vomiting and abdominal distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Leukocytosis , hypokalemia , hypernatremia , and acidosis may be present, but they are not specific findings.[en.wikipedia.org] A 31-year-old immigrant woman from Ethiopia with high fever, abdominal distension and severe abdominal pain due to proven tuberculous peritonitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pyloric Obstruction

    The physical examination revealed an epigastric pain, accompanied with the abdominal distension. No signs of the peritonitis.[ccij-online.org] Renal compensation for this loss of H ions is by preserving protons at the expense of potassium and thus hypokalemia ensues with now, hypochloremic, hypokalemic metabolic[forums.studentdoctor.net] The adrenocortical response to hypovolemia intensifies the exchange of potassium for sodium at the distal tubule, with subsequent aggravation of the hypokalemia.[thehealthscience.com]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    The remaining gases produced in the process cause the subsequent bloating and abdominal distension.[symptoma.com] One or more boratory alterations (increased erythrocyte sedimentaion rate, anemia, hypokalemia, and low serum albumin vel) were found in 62% of patients with organic diarrhea[doi.org] distension, flatulence Weight loss , fatigue Additional symptoms of specific deficiencies Partial (isolated) malabsorption : only symptoms specific to individual nutrient[amboss.com]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    A 35-year-old woman presented with dyspnea and abdominal distension on the third day after cesarean section delivery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] E) Correct Electrolyte Abnormalities if present: Hypocalcemia: Calcium gluconate 10%: 10 mL IV over 15–20 min Hypokalemia: KCl 10 mEq/h IV over 1 hr Hypomagnesemia (alcohol[epomedicine.com] CASE PRESENTATION: A 27-year-old Sri Lankan male, with history of heavy alcohol use, presented with progressive abdominal distension following an episode of acute pancreatitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Celiac Disease

    We report here a 6-year-old girl presenting with malaise, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, abdominal distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This article describes a toddler who initially presented with recurrent diarrhea and weight loss with a significant secondary hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient had normal anion-gap metabolic acidosis (pH   7.16) with persisting hypokalemia, hyponatremia, hypomagnesemia and hypophosphatemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Whipple Disease

    Chronic malabsorptive diarrhea leads to the poor absorption of fat, causing steatorrhea (fatty, offensive-smelling stool), flatulence, and abdominal distension.[en.wikipedia.org] Note also that adrenal insufficiency is typically associated with hyponatremia and hyperkalemia; the mild hyponatremia and hypokalemia in this patient is more suggestive of[prognosisapp.com] He later noticed intermittent abdominal distension and discomfort. There was no history of fever or night sweats.[caribbean.scielo.org]

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    Eight years after LGD was detected, he complained of abdominal distension and pain. Stenosis of the upper rectum by an advanced rectal carcinoma was detected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Monitor patients for signs and symptoms Acthar can cause elevation of blood pressure, salt and water retention, and hypokalemia.[actharnephrology.com] Acthar can cause elevation of blood pressure, salt and water retention, and hypokalemia. Blood pressure, sodium and potassium levels may need to be monitored.[prnewswire.com]

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