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89 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Quadriplegia

  • Porphyria

    In extreme cases, even quadriplegia or respiratory paralysis may occur.[symptoma.com] […] neurological complications: typically motor neuropathy (severe dysfunction of the peripheral nerves that innervate muscle), which leads to muscle weakness and potentially to quadriplegia[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    ., full quadriplegia) and 52% have incomplete injuries (; ). Almost all persons with neurologic impairment related to SCI have voiding dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ., full quadriplegia) and 52% have incomplete injuries (Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine, 2006; National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, 2008).[doi.org]

  • Ileus

    Ileus was defined if a child developed abdominal distension and had hyperactive or sluggish or absent bowel sound and a radiologic evidence of abdominal gas-fluid level during[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of the intestine, constipation and megacolon are all more common in patients with presenile dementia and Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis and quadriplegia[patient.info] Abdominal distension/tenderness are the most relevant clinical signs (71 %).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] […] of the intestine, constipation and megacolon are all more common in patients with presenile dementia and Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis and quadriplegia[patient.info] 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] […] of the intestine, constipation and megacolon are all more common in patients with presenile dementia and Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis and quadriplegia[patient.info] 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]

  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    Snap Shot A 65 yo presents with abdominal distension and colicky pain . Introduction Adhesions are the most common cause of all bowel obstructions.[medbullets.com] […] of the intestine, constipation and megacolon are all more common in patients with presenile dementia and Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis and quadriplegia[patient.info] The diagnosis of adult obstruction was made from a history of constipation, abdominal distension, abdominal pain, nausea, and radiographic features of large bowel obstruction[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] […] of the intestine, constipation and megacolon are all more common in patients with presenile dementia and Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis and quadriplegia[patient.info] Two days after admission the child presented vomiting, abdominal distension, meteorism and increase of scrotal swelling with edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypokalemia

    Failures to thrive, chronic diarrhea, vomiting abdominal distension are usual symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here, we describe a case of severe hypokalemia inducing pseudoischemic electrocardiographic (ECG) alterations and quadriplegia, in a patient affected by chronic diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients presented with symptoms typical of bowel obstruction including abdominal distension, nausea and vomiting.[karger.com]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    Abstract We describe a 60-year-old male patient with acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) who presented with initial abdominal pain and subsequent quadriplegia and respiratory[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract We report a 36-year-old woman presenting with hypertensive encephalopathy followed by bulbar palsy and quadriplegia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] she was conscious, oriented, Glasgow coma score (GCS) 15/15, pulse rate 100/min, blood pressure (BP)-130/80 mmHg, normal respiratory and cardiovascular system and flaccid quadriplegia[joacp.org]

  • Acquired Functional Megacolon

    A 61-year-old male, with long-standing abdominal distension, presented with generalised abdominal pain, shortness of breath, and marked abdominal distension.[nzma.org.nz] […] problem arising in the nerves) or psychogenic Autonomic neuropathy Brain tumor Chagas’ disease Cognitive impairment Depression Eating disorder Multiple sclerosis Paraplegia/quadriplegia[aboutconstipation.org] Moderate to severe colitis usually causes profuse diarrhea, abdominal distension with pain and occult colonic bleeding in some cases.[revistagastroenterologiamexico.org]

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