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62 Possible Causes for Abdominal Mass in the Left Lower Quadrant, Tight Anal Sphincter

  • Obstipation

    A rectal examination with the finger may uncover a tight anal sphincter that may be making defecation difficult or it may find that the muscles of the pelvic floor do not[]

  • Constipation

    Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a clinico-radiological entity characterized by variable associations of headaches, encephalopathy, seizures, vomiting, visual disturbance, and focal neurological signs. Neuroimaging shows cerebral edema of different patterns, classically involving the parieto-occipital[…][]

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  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    Patients with pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) are not routinely referred for physical therapy until the condition is found to be resistant to antibiotic therapy. A 39-year-old black woman with an eight-year history of PID was treated with shortwave diathermy (SWD) using a modified "cross-fire" technique. A[…][]

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  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common and the most heterogeneous endocrine disorder in premenopausal women. Apart from signs of hyperandrogenism such as acne, hirsutism and hair loss, women with PCOS usually present with menstrual irregularities and fertility problems.Additionally, they are often[…][]

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  • Fecal Impaction

    This article is available to subscribers. Subscribe now. Already have an account? Sign in Medical Intelligence Current Concepts Free Preview Archive Keith Wrenn, M.D. This article has no abstract; the first 100 words appear below. IN a society conscious of its bowels, enduring a fecal impaction and its treatment may be[…][]

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  • 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.[]

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  • Adenocarcinoma of the Colon

    We describe a case of primary left ovarian carcinoid tumor with metastases to the right paraovarian tissue, left fallopian tube, the right lung, omentum, cul-de-sac, pericolonic fat, and, most likely, metastasis to the contralateral ovary, as well as a simultaneous left ovarian mucinous cystadenoma of low malignant[…][]

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  • 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.[]

    Missing: Tight Anal Sphincter
  • Diverticulitis of the Colon

    A case of pseudotumor of the urinary bladder secondary to diverticulitis of the sigmoid colon with colo-vesical fistula is reported. Computed tomography and cystoscopy of the granulomatous mass caused by the inflammation suggested a colon or bladder cancer. A transurethral biopsy from the tumor was therefore[…][]

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  • 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[]

    Missing: Tight Anal Sphincter

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