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21 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, No Mechanical Intestinal Obstructive Lesion

  • Ileus

    There is abdominal distension and the degree will depend in the level of the ileus.[] Called also paralytic, functional and adynamic ileus. dynamic ileus obstructive ileus. mechanical ileus obstructive ileus. obstructive ileus a physical lesion accounts for[] distension; and the absence of flatus.[]

  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

    Although intravenous immunoglobulin was administered, the fever and abdominal distension persisted.[] obstruction with no identifiable mechanical lesion.[] , but absence of a mechanical obstructing lesion.[]

  • 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.[] Functional bowel obstruction is characterized by signs and symptoms of a mechanical obstruction of the small or large bowel in the absence of an anatomic lesion that obstructs[] 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[]

  • Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

    A 59-year-old woman presented to our hospital with a 6-month history of nausea, weight loss, and abdominal distension.[] obstruction without evidence of a structural lesion occluding the intestinal lumen.[] We report the case of a male with a diagnosis of sarcoidosis that was admitted due to abdominal distension and pain.[]

  • 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[] RATIONALE: Paralytic ileus is characterized by the signs and symptoms of intestinal obstruction but without any mechanical lesions in the intestinal lumen.[] Two days after admission the child presented vomiting, abdominal distension, meteorism and increase of scrotal swelling with edema.[]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    distension.[] Small intestinal pseudo-obstruction describes a clinical syndrome characterized by manifestations of mechanical bowel obstruction in the absence of an obstructive lesion.[] On physical examination, there was abdominal distension with a huge mobile mass on left side of umbilicus extending up to the epigestrium.[]

  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    The diagnosis of adult obstruction was made from a history of constipation, abdominal distension, abdominal pain, nausea, and radiographic features of large bowel obstruction[] […] dilation of the colon in the absence of an anatomic lesion (pseudo-obstruction).[] Snap Shot A 65 yo presents with abdominal distension and colicky pain . Introduction Adhesions are the most common cause of all bowel obstructions.[]

  • X-Linked Chronic Intestinal Pseudoobstruction

    Symptoms Abdominal distension and discomfort, bloating and nausea are common, particularly after meals.[] […] pseudo-obstruction in the absence of detectable mechanical lesions.[] The typical clinical manifestation is characterized by recurrent episodes of abdominal pain, abdominal distension, and inability to defecate.[]

  • Colonic Perforation

    They may also suffer from abdominal distension due to the penetration of gas through the perforation and the entry of this gas into the abdomen.[] intestinal wall.[] Abdominal examination was significant for diminished bowel sounds, diffuse abdominal distension, rigidity, and tenderness with light palpation.[]

  • Gallstone Ileus

    An 89-year-old woman presented with an 8-day history of increasing abdominal distension, pain and associated nausea. Abdominal X-ray demonstrated large bowel dilation.[] In mechanical obstruction, imaging reveals enlarged bow-shaped loops of small intestine with steplike air-fluid levels; the colon may have a paucity of gas distal to the lesion[] distension, and pain. [ 6 ] Symptoms Abdominal pain is an early sign with vomiting developing later.[]

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