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79 Possible Causes for Abdominal Mass in the Left Lower Quadrant

  • Hydrosalpinx

    The physical examination revealed left lower quadrant tenderness with a firm round anterior mass on rectal examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The girl had lower left abdominal pain for two days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal ultrasound showed left tubal enlargement with free pelvic peritoneal fluid.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diverticular Abscess

    A 65-year-old male patient with a history of an enlarging mass in the left lower quadrant of the abdomen was admitted to our service.[scopemed.org] A painful mass in the left lower quadrant is palpable approximately 20% of the time (5).[gustrength.com] GI bleeding in adults Can present with abdominal pain in patients with chronic constipation Diverticulitis Low-grade fever Sigmoid colon most commonly affected left lower[amboss.com]

  • Perforated Diverticulitis

    GI bleeding in adults Can present with abdominal pain in patients with chronic constipation Diverticulitis Low-grade fever Sigmoid colon most commonly affected left lower[amboss.com] Physical exam will disclose left lower quadrant peritonism for simple disease, but in complicated cases physical examination findings may reveal a palpable abdominal mass,[bjmp.org] On examination, tenderness only in the left lower quadrant significantly increases the likelihood of acute diverticulitis (positive likelihood ratio 10.4), as do a palpable[aafp.org]

  • Diverticulitis of the Colon

    Physical exam will disclose left lower quadrant peritonism for simple disease, but in complicated cases physical examination findings may reveal a palpable abdominal mass,[bjmp.org] Therefore patients commonly present with sigmoid diverticulitis that typically displays features of left iliac fossa pain and fever with raised inflammatory markers (see below[bjmp.org]

  • Splenic Cyst

    A 14-year-old girl presented a mobile 10-cm-long abdominal mass in the left lower quadrant associated with mild abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Obstipation

    Paraneoplastic symptoms caused by abnormal gastrointestinal motility may be the initial manifestation of small cell lung cancer (SCLC). We report a case of a 63-year-old woman who presented with progressive constipation culminating in obstipation, and associated symptoms of more widespread dysmotility. A[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pelvic Hematoma

    Abdominal-pelvic CT-scan showed a small left pleural effusion, minimal ascites, left lower quadrant abdominal wall masses consistent with omental metastases, and a 9.4 x 10.3[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] x 9.0-cm complex left adnexal mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Two weeks following cardiac catheterization at time of myocardial infarction a patient was noted to have a complex pelvic mass on ultrasound and serum CA-125 of 53 units per[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pelvic Mass

    mass and lump R19.03 Right lower quadrant abdominal swelling, mass and lump R19.04 Left lower quadrant abdominal swelling, mass and lump R19.05 Periumbilic swelling, mass[icd10data.com] A tender 8 6 cm mass was palpable in the left lower quadrant. Digital rectal examination, laboratory tests, and chest x ray (fig 1) were unremarkable.[gut.bmj.com] […] and pelvic swelling, mass and lump R19.00 …… unspecified site R19.01 Right upper quadrant abdominal swelling, mass and lump R19.02 Left upper quadrant abdominal swelling,[icd10data.com]

  • Lipodystrophy

    We report a case of a 35-year-old male who was admitted to our hospital with a history of abdominal pain, constipation and a palpable mass in the left lower quadrant.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal CT scan showed diffuse thickening of the descending and rectosigmoid colon, associated with increased density of the mesenteric fat.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ovarian Metastasis

    The records of 159 patients who underwent surgical resection of colorectal cancer were reviewed to assess the incidence of ovarian metastasis and to define the role of oophorectomy. Four of these patients presented with metachronous metastases, and one patient had synchronous ovarian involvement. The[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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