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43 Possible Causes for Abdominal Mass in the Left Lower Quadrant

  • Constipation

    Constipation is common and it affects people of all ages. You can usually treat it at home with simple changes to your diet and lifestyle. Check if it's constipation It’s likely to be constipation if: you or your child haven't had a poo at least 3 times in a week the poo is often difficult to push out and larger than[…][]

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    Pharmacotherapy. 2009 Mar;29(3):347-51. doi: 10.1592/phco.29.3.347. Author information 1 Idaho Falls Infectious Diseases, PLLC, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404, USA. Abstract Antibiotic treatment for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is often broad spectrum and targets a diverse range of vaginal flora.[…][]

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    BACKGROUND: Infertility is a common manifestation of the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a condition characterized by chronic anovulation, hyperinsulinemia and hyperandrogenism. Hyperinsulinemia leads to increased ovarian androgen production, resulting in follicular atresia and anovulation. Metformin, a medication[…][]

  • Obstipation

    Abstract 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[…][]

  • Fecal Impaction

    Fecal impaction is a common disorder with variable presentation and many potential complications. Its pathophysiology is complex, and the treatment is often difficult and frustrating. Preventive measures are likely to be cost effective in populations at high risk, such as institutionalized or debilitated elderly people,[…][]

  • 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.[] 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[] If complicated, patients often have significant left lower quadrant pain, fevers, leukocytosis, and a palpable mass.[]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Colon

    Abstract Colonic adenocarcinomas measuring less than 10 mm are rare. Herein, we report a carcinoma measuring 8 mm in diameter associated with subserosal extension through a "locus minoris resistentiae" and metastases to lymph nodes, an association not previously reported. No residual adenomatous tissue was found,[…][]

  • Hydrosalpinx

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

  • Diverticulitis of the Colon

    PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the safety of daiobotampito in the treatment of acute diverticulitis of the colon. METHODS: We conducted a single-center, open-label, prospective study. Ten patients who suffered from diverticulitis of the colon were recruited. The patients were treated with[…][]

  • 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[] quadrant pain Possibly tender, palpable mass (pericolonic inflammation ) Change in bowel habits ( 50% constipation , 25–35% diarrhea ) Nausea and vomiting ; caused by bowel[] […] lumen increased intraluminal pressure and erosion of diverticula wall inflammation References: [2] Clinical features Diverticulosis Mostly asymptomatic Most common cause of lower[]

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