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13 Possible Causes for Abdominal Mass in the Left Lower Quadrant, Constipation, Hyperactive Bowel Sounds

  • Diverticular Abscess

    bowel sounds Absent bowel sounds (perforation) Generalized abdominal pain with rebound and guarding (perforation) Urinary tract findings (colovesicular/colovaginal fistula[emedicine.medscape.com] 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] Pain may be brought on with eating and may be relieved by bowel movements Altered bowel habit- commonly constipation but diarrhoea can be a symptom Bloated feeling mucus discharge[dundeemedstudentnotes.wordpress.com]

  • Obstipation

    O bstipation Constipation and obstipation are earlier manifestations of the same problem.[cal.vet.upenn.edu] Home » Colon And Digestive » What causes obstipation and how to treat obstructive constipation?[belmarrahealth.com] The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) break constipation in adults into two categories - chronic constipation of unknown cause and constipation due to[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Diverticulitis of the Colon

    bowel sounds Absent bowel sounds (perforation) Generalized abdominal pain with rebound and guarding (perforation) Urinary tract findings (colovesicular/colovaginal fistula[emedicine.medscape.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] Constipation or diarrhea may also occur.[reliawire.com]

  • Strangulated Hernia

    Physical examination reveals tender palpable mass in left lower quadrant. CT reveals incarcerated ventral hernia.[emedicine.medscape.com] Obstruction to the fecal current accounts for the constipation, vomiting, tympanites and the presence of indican in the urine. The severity Full Text[jamanetwork.com] Perhaps your son is just constipated. I would call the dr's office and ask about it.[inspire.com]

  • Decreased Bowel Sounds

    Decreased or absent bowel sounds often indicate constipation. Increased ( hyperactive ) bowel sounds can sometimes be heard even without a stethoscope.[medlineplus.gov] 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] […] sounds Treatment specific to underlying etiology For those patients with ileus , bowel rest and IV hydration Ambulation is suggested Correct electrolytes Discontinue use of constipating[wikidoc.org]

  • Perforated Diverticulitis

    bowel sounds Absent bowel sounds (perforation) Generalized abdominal pain with rebound and guarding (perforation) Urinary tract findings (colovesicular/colovaginal fistula[emedicine.medscape.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] CASE REPORT A 60-year-old male presented to our institution with a 4–6-week history of progressive constipation, painful defecation, urinary retention and increasing lower[academic.oup.com]

  • Diverticulitis

    bowel sounds Absent bowel sounds (perforation) Generalized abdominal pain with rebound and guarding (perforation) Urinary tract findings (colovesicular/colovaginal fistula[emedicine.com] Signs Fever Fever is typically Tenderness over left lower quadrant Isolated tenderness in Left lower quadrant is highly suggestive of Diverticulitis Guarding, abdominal rigidity[fpnotebook.com] There is however strong association with obesity, low fiber diet and constipation.[symptoma.com]

  • Colonic Diverticulosis

    bowel sounds Absent bowel sounds (perforation) Generalized abdominal pain with rebound and guarding (perforation) Urinary tract findings (colovesicular/colovaginal fistula[emedicine.medscape.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] The intestinal habit was classified as: normal habit, irritable colon syndrome, diarrhea and constipation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Perforated Diverticulum

    bowel sounds Absent bowel sounds (perforation) Generalized abdominal pain with rebound and guarding (perforation) Urinary tract findings (colovesicular/colovaginal fistula[emedicine.medscape.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] There was no history of chronic constipation, melena, acid peptic disease or intake of nonsteroidal, antiinflammatory drugs.[saudijgastro.com]

  • Cecum Diverticulum

    bowel sounds Absent bowel sounds (perforation) Generalized abdominal pain with rebound and guarding (perforation) Urinary tract findings (colovesicular/colovaginal fistula[emedicine.medscape.com] ., fever, leukocytosis, left lower quadrant abdominal pain (in Western countries), mass and tenderness, are reported to be present in less than 35% of young patients ( 3 )[journals.lww.com] Return from Colon Blockage to the Causes of Constipation page Return from Colon Blockage to the Constipation-remedies-for-all home[constipation-remedies-for-all.com]

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