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27 Possible Causes for Abdominal Pain, Acute Abdomen, Mycobacterium Chelonae

  • Incisional Hernia

    We report a very rare case concerning a 69-year-old woman with acute onset pain in the right lower abdomen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mycobacterium chelonae is a rapidly growing mycobacterium that is found all over the environment, including sewage and tap water.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report an interesting case of transmural mesh migration into the small bowel presenting with chronic microcytic anemia and abdominal pain 5 years after laparoscopic incisional[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stomach Abscess

    Diagnosis – the acute abdomen Abdominal pain is the most common reason for admission to hospital in the USA and correct diagnosis of the acute abdomen remains a challenge[ptolemy.ca] Here we report a case of injection abscesses due to an atypical mycobacterium, Mycobacterium chelonae.[care.diabetesjournals.org] General symptoms of abdominal abscesses include: feeling unwell abdominal pain nausea and vomiting fever loss of appetite The symptoms of an abdominal abscess may be similar[healthline.com]

  • Retroperitoneal Abscess

    To report a case of retroperitoneal abscess caused by Mycobacterium chelonae and treatment. Case report. Private community teaching hospital.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For a definite diagnosis of acute appendicitis, CT scan of the abdomen is considered to be the imaging study with the highest accuracy and efficiency.[ispub.com] A fatal case of appendicitis in a 76-year-old man who presented with progressive abdominal pain, retroperitoneal abscesses and extensive subcutaneous emphysema, is described[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    A 35-year-old Sri Lankan patient, with severe gastroesophageal reflux disease and a hiatus hernia, contracted a pulmonary infection with Mycobacterium fortuitum-chelonae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypothesis 2: acute trauma: The antireflux barrier in adults suffering acute traumatic injury to the abdomen or chest is permanently disrupted by unexpected forces, such as[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pain or a tummy ache Children and teens with asthma are more likely to have GERD Learn more about the symptoms and diagnosis of reflux and GERD in babies and teens.[gikids.org]

  • Hyper IgD Syndrome

    […] in blood samples Increased IgA and IgD in blood Quickly onset fever of more than 38,5 degrees C Lymphadenopathy (90%) at the neck at fever episodes Abdominal pain as by Acute[bindevevssykdommer.no] Periodic fever and skin lesions caused by disseminated Mycobacterium chelonae infection in an immuno-competent child. Pediatr Infect Dis J 1996;15:270-272. 57.[ijpog.org] The febrile period is accompanied by lymphadenopathy, arthralgia, abdominal pain, diarrhea, aphthous ulcers and varying degree of skin involvement.[doi.org]

  • Ventral Hernia

    […] such as Mycobacterium chelonae, Mycobacterium goodie, Mycobacterium fortuitum, and Mycobacterium abscesses.[insightsimaging.springeropen.com] There were no signs of acute abdomen. We induced stool, and the mesh came out with it. His further course was uneventful.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hernia repair, use of mesh, and chronic abdominal pain are discussed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mediastinitis

    chelonae and Mycobacterium fortuitum) are infrequently reported.[slideshare.net] abdomen.[emdocs.net] During pulmonary investigation, pleural rubs were heard, and the abdominal survey revealed a painful upper abdomen.[jcm.asm.org]

  • Bowel Stricture

    Mycobacterium xenopi has not been previously described in the aetiology of gastrointestinal disease. The treatment of M xenopi remains challenging.[pmj.bmj.com] Eight out of 10 patients in present study presented in emergency as acute abdomen.[ayubmed.edu.pk] The most common presentation was pain and vomiting with abdominal distension, noted in 5 patients; but three patients presented only with abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Toxocariasis

    […] chelonei Mycobacterium chelonae Mycobacterium chelonae chelonae Mycobacterium chelonae corrig.[julesberman.info] Visceral larva migrans presenting as acute abdomen in a child. J Pediatr Surg. 41(3):e7-9. [Medline]. Inatomi Y, Murakami T, Tokunaga M, et al.[emedicine.medscape.com] We report a 13-year-old girl with recurrent abdominal pain who, despite positive toxocara serology, was extensively investigated for other abdominal pathology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    abdomen. [3] Cervical epidural abscess with spinal cord compression and spinal cord edema.[emedicine.medscape.com] We present a case of a disseminated infection due to Mycobacterium chelonae with scleritis, spondylodiscitis and spinal epidural abscess in a man with a medical background[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Children with significant extremity or abdominal pain should be considered for the possibility of sympathetically mediated pain syndrome due to a thoracic-level spinal cord[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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