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395 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Melena

  • Acute Gastritis

    […] bloating or distension Loss of appetite or difficulty eating Vomiting black or coffee-ground like material Passing black or tarry stools Hiccups Bloating sufferers who also[] Signs of mild to massive upper GI bleeding, including melena or 'coffee ground' hematemesis, may also arise.[] In moderate to severe cases, patient presents with epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting, haematemesis and melena.[]

  • Mesenteric Infarction

    On the 14th hospital day, the developing abdominal distension and generalized tenderness suggested a mesenteric vascular occlusion.[] Other manifestations such as vomiting not responding to antiemetics, severe abdominal pain, nausea, melena, hematochezia, and diarrhea should raise red flags to suggest AMAE[] However, he developed acute small bowel obstruction as shown by increasing abdominal pain, left iliac fossa tenderness, abdominal distension, faeculent vomiting, obstructive[]

  • Diverticulitis of the Colon

    Physical examination: This will elicit localized abdominal tenderness, abdominal distension, reduced bowel sounds and possibly an abdominal mass in cases of abscess formation[]

  • Primary Myelofibrosis

    A 53-year-old man with a long history of primary myelofibrosis, presented with abdominal distension and inguinal mass.[] Gastrointestinal hemorrhages, hematochezia and melena, are commonly reported. Hepatosplenomegaly may cause upper abdominal pain, portal hypertension and ascites.[] distension/fluid retention (if portal hypertension or increased blood pressure within the portal vein is present) Compromised liver function Abnormal growth of blood forming[]

  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

    […] pain along with progressive abdominal distension for the past last year.[] A 95-year-old Japanese woman presented to our hospital with intermittent vomiting and several episodes of melena.[] We report a case of 69 years old men that was admitted with melena.[]

  • Meckel Diverticulum

    The patients may present with abdominal mass, distension, pain, vomiting, melena, perforation or obstruction. [7], [8] We encountered a similar case in our study.[] It can cause melena, right lower quadrant pain, intussusception , volvulus , or obstruction near the terminal ileum.[] He denied nausea, vomiting, hematochezia, melena or urinary tract symptoms; he had however experienced several recent episodes of brown diarrhea.[]

  • Liposarcoma

    One week later, the symptoms of abdominal distension, nausea, and vomiting were gradually alleviated. The PS score reduced to 3.[]

  • Myeloproliferative Disease

    History Presenting complaints in patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms include the following: Easy fatigability Easy bruising, bleeding, and/or symptoms of thrombosis Swollen, painful joint(s) secondary to gouty arthritis secondary to hyperuricemia Left upper quadrant and left shoulder pain as a consequence of[…][]

  • Typhoid Fever

    As the disease progresses, the patients may have increasing lassitude, loss of weight, bradycardia, dicrotic pulse, greenish-yellow diarrhea, tachypnea, abdominal distension[]

  • Typhus

    Typical gastrointestinal manifestations in patients with scrub typhus include abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, hematemesis, melena, and diarrhea.[]

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