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4,535 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Photosensitivity, Polymorphic Photodermatitis

  • Acute Hepatic Porphyria

    Complementary tests uncovered intestinal loop distension on abdominal radiography, normochromic and normocytic anemia in association with leukocytosis and hyponatremia.[] Differential diagnoses for variagate porphyria and hereditary coproporphyria also include photosensitivity.[] The majority of patients exhibit acute attacks, while 20% can also present with skin-related symptoms, such as photosensitivity and blistering skin lesions.[]

  • Variegate Porphyria

    Ileus and bladder distension may be present.[] His cutaneous photosensitivity had been worsening for 3 years before the emergence of cholecystitis and it then gradually improved after cholecystectomy and ursodeoxycholic[] A 7-year-old Chilean boy presented with severe photosensitivity, blistering, erosions and scarring on sun-exposed areas of the body since the age of 6 months.[]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    Photosensitivity may be controlled by avoiding exposure to light. Removal of the spleen is useful in some cases of the erythropoietic type of porphyria.[] The presence of fluorescent red cells (fluorocytes) in AIP is probably under-recognized since AIP is a hepatic porphyria and not associated with photosensitivity.[] […] uncommon; residual defects during latent periods include polyneuropathy in both conditions, ataxia and retinitis pigmentosa with night blindness in Refsum disease, [7] and photosensitive[]

  • Sunburn

    Cutaneous photosensitivity reactions require absorption of photon energy by molecules in the skin.[] This reaction is distinct from true photosensitivity. Photosensitivity is listed in the drug brochure for methotrexate.[] , Photosensitive reaction , Photosensitivity reaction (NOS) , Photosensitivity reaction NOS , Reaction photosensitivity (NOS) , Photosensitivity toxic reaction , Photosensitized[]

    Missing: Abdominal Distension
  • Porphyria

    Ileus and bladder distension may be present.[] The Diagnosis of Photosensitivity. Arch Dermatol. 2000;136(9):1152–1157. doi:10.1001/archderm.136.9.1152 Download citation file: 2019 New![] Abstract Many photosensitive patients are seen for consultation when they have no lesions, so a detailed history is important.[]

    Missing: Polymorphic Photodermatitis
  • Perforated Peptic Ulcer

    Abdominal distension was the first clinical sign of PPU.[] Rare but not serious problems may include taste disturbance, peripheral oedema, photosensitivity, fever, arthralgia, myalgia and sweating.[] CONCLUSION: Abdominal distension, presence of a concomitant medical illness and a history suggestive of shock at the time of admission warrant a closer and alacritous postoperative[]

    Missing: Polymorphic Photodermatitis
  • Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

    Systemic lupus erythematosus, of complex pathophysiology and pleomorphic clinical manifestations, is similar to PCT regarding photosensitivity.[] Photosensitive skin Photosensitive skin rashes Photosensitivity Sensitivity to sunlight Skin photosensitivity Sun sensitivity [ more ] 0000992 Erythema 0010783 Hyperpigmentation[] Photosensitivity may be controlled by avoiding exposure to light. Removal of the spleen is useful in some cases of the erythropoietic type of porphyria.[]

    Missing: Abdominal Distension
  • Polymorphic Photodermatitis

    Photosensitivity Who gets photosensitivity ? Photosensitivity occurs in males and females of all races and at all ages.[] polymorphous EnglishSNOMED M-11460 L0032526no S0004714 N Polymorphic photodermatitis EnglishSNOMED Intl D0-75100 L0032526no S0004714 N Polymorphic photodermatitis EnglishSNOMEDCT_US[] Classifications of photosensitivity: Exogenous photodermatoses: This is when a photosensitive reaction is caused by an outside photosensitizer.[]

    Missing: Abdominal Distension
  • Duodenal Ulcer

    The patient was admitted through the emergency department due to severe hematochezia and ongoing anemia; he presented with neither abdominal pain nor abdominal distension.[]

    Missing: Polymorphic Photodermatitis
  • Splenic Rupture

    In the presence of severe anemia with pallor and abdominal distension, particularly in the context of a difficult birth, an abdominal ultrasound must be urgently performed[] On review of symptoms with the patient, a history of oligoarthralgia, photosensitivity, xerostomia and Raynaud phenomenon was elicited.[] The classic presentation is a triad of bleeding, abdominal distension, and hemoperitoneum.[]

    Missing: Polymorphic Photodermatitis

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