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233 Possible Causes for Abdominal Fullness, Back Pain, Hyperactive Bowel Sounds, Left Upper Quadrant Pain, Tympanitic Abdomen

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    He had experienced intermittent back pain for 3 years prior to admission.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] swelling (distention) Abdominal fullness, gas Abdominal pain and cramping Breath odor Constipation Diarrhea Inability to pass gas Vomiting Exams and Tests During a physical[nicklauschildrens.org] Examination revealed hyperactive bowel sounds with scant fecal matter on rectal examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Millions Get Wrong Treatment for Back Pain: Study Low back pain affects 540 million people worldwide and is the leading cause of disability, but it's often treated improperly[kaahe.org] fullness, gaseous Abdominal tenderness Crampy abdominal pain that comes and goes (intermittent) Failure to pass gas or stool ( constipation ) A feeling of intense dislike[healthcommunities.com]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    The most common side effects reported with therapy are temporary tenderness, aching, fatigue and hip or back pain.[clearpassage.com] Small bowel obstruction may cause: Abdominal fullness and/or excessive gas Distension—abdomen feels stretched out more than normal Pain and cramps in stomach area Vomiting[winchesterhospital.org] On the other hand, if very hyperactive bowel sounds are heard they are indicative of mechanical obstruction.[symptoma.com] On the first postoperative day (POD), the patient presented persistent abdominal pain, sense of fullness, nausea, and vomiting with traces of blood.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs Vital Sign s: Dehydration vs SIRS Criteria ( Sepsis ) Sinus Tachycardia Hypotension Bowel sounds Initial: High pitched, hyperactive bowel sounds Later: Hypoactive or[fpnotebook.com]

  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    The pain of acute pancreatitis tends to radiate to the back. There may be an associated paralytic ileus.[patient.info] His abdomen was distended, tympanitic to percussion, and nontender. Bowel sounds were quiet, but present.[accessemergencymedicine.mhmedical.com] […] swelling (distention) Abdominal fullness, gas Abdominal pain and cramping Breath odor Constipation Diarrhea Inability to pass gas Vomiting Exams and Tests During a physical[nicklauschildrens.org] At first, enteric stimuli resulting from the obstruction cause an increase in propulsive activity, causing hyperactive bowel sounds.[clinicaladvisor.com] The abdomen is highly tympanitic to percussion, with high-pitched bowel sounds. An abdominal mass might be present but the distension may prevent it being palpable.[surgwiki.com]

  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    Abdominal pain and back pain were the presenting symptoms in 75% and 33.3% of patients respectively. Pancreatic adecnocarcinoma is a rare cancer in pregnancy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vitamin A deficiency-related retinopathy after abdominal surgery may be an underreported complication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms it induces are also fairly non-specific and include: Abdominal pain, frequently located in the coastal margin of the left upper abdominal quadrant.[symptoma.com] pain, dyspepsia, and unexplained weight loss, as well as the classic presentation of painless jaundice The majority of pancreatic cancer is incurable at presentation 1 2[bmj.com] A 35-year-old patient presented at 22 weeks of gestation for back pain and weight loss. Subsequent she was confirmed to have metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    Unexplained weight loss, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting. Back pain is another one, because the pancreas is very posterior in the body.[scientificamerican.com] Rarely cancerous, but can become large enough to cause abdominal pain and a feeling of fullness. Fortunately, most discovered pancreatic cysts are of this type.[seenamagowitzfoundation.org] Signs and symptoms of pancreatic cysts include**: pain abdomen (up under ribs) . back (just below the shoulder blades) pancreatitis (i.e.[pancyst.org] , lower back pain, and jaundice (if the tumor compresses the bile duct), unexplained weight loss, and digestive problems.[icd.codes] Back pain is also the most common complaint that patients go to an emergency room for, and most of the time it's just muscle pain—it's not pancreatic cancer.[scientificamerican.com]

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  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    He noted that these patients had additional symptoms including sleep difficulties, back pain, nervousness, anxiety, depression, headache, difficulty in concentrating, reduced[doi.org] fullness (OR 4.23, 95% CI 1.38-13.2).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The bowel sounds may vary depending on whether the patient has constipation (bowel sounds may be hypoactive) or diarrhea (bowel sounds may be hyperactive).[clinicaladvisor.com] Defecation commonly improves pain but may not fully relieve it Pain from presumed gas pockets in the splenic flexure may masquerade as anterior chest pain or left upper quadrant[emedicine.com] View Article Google Scholar Suarez-Almazor ME, Belseck E, Russell AS, Mackel JV: Use of lumbar radiographs for the early diagnosis of low back pain.[doi.org]

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  • Constipation

    pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Children with constipation often complain of abdominal pain, decreased appetite, and painful stooling, which can be distressing to both the child and the parents.[doi.org] Get Started Health A - Z ADHD Allergies Alzheimer's Anxiety Disorders Arthritis Asthma Back Pain Cancer Cholesterol Cold, Flu, & Cough COPD Depression Diabetes Digestive Disorders[webmd.com] The abdominal film may reveal a colon full of stools, confirming the diagnosis of obstipation.[web.archive.org] pain, hypertension, allergies, and even depression can result in chronic constipation.[webmd.com]

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  • Cecal Volvulus

    , flank pain, back pain, hypotension, pulsatile abdominal mass Clinical (history & physical exam) Imaging: Ultrasound, CT angiography , MRA/ magnetic resonance angiography[en.wikipedia.org] Abdomen Rebound Tenderness: in cases with peritonitis/bowel ischemia Nausea/Vomiting (see Nausea and Vomiting, [[Nausea and Vomiting]]) Obstipation : failure to pass stools[mdnxs.com] A 73-year-old man with a high fever and abdominal fullness was diagnosed with ileus caused by cecal volvulus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As regards clinical examination, it demonstrated a distended tender abdomen with hyperactive bowel sounds. Laboratory works were within normal limits.[saudisurgj.org] Abdominal X-rays show marked distension of the large bowel from the right lower quadrant to the epigastrium or left upper quadrant.[surgicalcasereports.springeropen.com]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    F-FDG PET/CT showed no definite malignancy but incidental finding of moderately severe acute pancreatitis, which was the cause of back pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Authors present a clinical case review of a 46-years-old, otherwise healthy female patient, presented with acute abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 32-year-old male presented to our hospital with chief complaints of sharp and persistent left upper quadrant abdominal pain radiating to the back.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common presenting sign of acute pancreatitis is pain on the epigastric area involving the upper left quadrant of the abdomen.[symptoma.com] This 2-year-old boy was first hospitalized for bilious vomiting and moderate back pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Colitis

    […] or tenderness. — Dan Gartland, SI.com, "Potential No. 1 Draft Pick Luka Doncic Hits Ankle-Breaking Step-Back Buzzer-Beater," 30 Mar. 2018 Gardner said the relaxed regulatory[merriam-webster.com] As part of the diagnosis the doctor will take a full medical history and conduct a physical examination.[southerncross.co.nz] The symptoms are about as humiliating as they come: crippling pain and diarrhoea full of blood and pus.[theguardian.com] No more blood, no more pain, and no more waking up through the night.[crohnscolitislifestyle.com] […] symptoms of colitis may include diarrhea or more bowel movements than usual; stools that are black, tarry, sticky, or have blood or mucus; or severe stomach-area (abdomen) pain[merriam-webster.com]

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