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280 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Hypovolemic Shock

  • 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] Most of the children having Hyponatremia also had associated hypokalemia, which may lead to abdominal distension.[omicsonline.org] Abdominal distension had a positive correlation with Hyponatremia and Hypokalemia. Routine estimation of serum electrolytes is not necessary.[omicsonline.org]

  • 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] Untreated hypovolemia can result in decreased cardiac output, and, ultimately, hypovolemic shock. 1 In addition to fluid shifts, foreign substances such as feces and mucus[uspharmacist.com] 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]

  • Hepatic Rupture

    The SLH may present as right upper quadrant abdominal pain or shoulder pain, abdominal distension, nausea or vomiting.[casereports.in] Hemodynamic instability and signs of hypovolemic shock appear in about one third of cases[ 8 ].[wjgnet.com] […] pain, melena Segment 4 3 Removal of blood clots by endoscopy 1 months, no symptoms [The present case] 65/F PCLD Dyspnea, abdominal distension Unknown Unknown Left lateral[surgicalcasereports.springeropen.com]

  • Paralytic Ileus

    She presented with remarkable abdominal distension and respiratory difficulty but was effectively treated by surgical removal of the tumor with preoperative and operative[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Shock Frequently, “Hypovolemic shock” is an urgent situation in which the heart is incapable to pump sufficient blood to the body and because of this many vital organs stop[healthosphere.com] Two days after admission the child presented vomiting, abdominal distension, meteorism and increase of scrotal swelling with edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Aortic Aneurysm

    Treatment Rupture of an abdominal aneurysm is a catastrophic event and is associated with pain, abdominal distension, a pulsating abdominal mass and shock due to massive blood[azcentral.com] Ruptured left gastric Aneurysm was diagnosed post mortem Died of hemorrhagic shock [ 3 ] A hospitalized developed sudden hypovolemic shock Ruptured hepatic artery aneurysm[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] Rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm can be catastrophic, even lethal, and is associated with abdominal distension, a pulsating abdominal mass, and shock due to massive[medicinenet.com]

  • 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] shock.[diagnose-me.com] Vomiting (161, 74.2%), abdominal pain (152, 70%), abdominal tenderness (113, 52.1%), constipation (111, 51.2%), and abdominal distension (104, 47.9%) were the predominant[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On physical examination, there was abdominal distension with a huge mobile mass on left side of umbilicus extending up to the epigestrium.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of a 58-year-old man who presented to the emergency department with constipation and abdominal distension, and signs of an obstructing mass on computed tomography[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

    Case 1 and case 2: severe OHSS with abdominal distension, ascites development, and hemoconcentration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] shock, ascites, and pleural and pericardial effusions. 5 This acute shift produces hypovolemia, which may result in multiple organ failure, hemoconcentration (hematocrit[mdedge.com] The clinical picture may vary from abdominal distension and discomfort to potentially life-threatening capillary leak with fluid sequestration in a third space, and massive[radiopaedia.org]

  • 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] Acute renal failure: The kidneys are the most sensitive organ to hypotensive and hypovolemic shock.[symptoma.com] In severe cases of acute pancreatitis, IV fluids can help to prevent a serious problem called hypovolemic shock, which occurs when a drop in your fluid levels lowers the amount[beaconmedicalgroup.nhs.uk]

  • Gastric Volvulus

    We report a neonate who presented with failure to thrive, non-bilious vomiting and upper abdominal distension starting at one week of age.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other signs include hiccups and even hematemesis of which the latter can lead to hypovolemic shock.[symptoma.com] A 2.5-year-old boy was referred to the emergency room for a sudden onset of diffuse and increasing abdominal pain with lethargy, abdominal distension, and vomiting, all in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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