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38 Possible Causes for Abdominal Pain, Chronic Abdominal Pain, Mycobacterium Chelonae

  • Retroperitoneal Abscess

    To report a case of retroperitoneal abscess caused by Mycobacterium chelonae and treatment. Case report. Private community teaching hospital.[] A 62-year-old man, with a history of alcohol abuse, was admitted for intermittent abdominal pain, fever, and significant weight loss.[] 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[]

  • Incisional Hernia

    Mycobacterium chelonae is a rapidly growing mycobacterium that is found all over the environment, including sewage and tap water.[] 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[] Seven months later, she presented miccional irritative symptoms and chronic lower abdominal pain.[]

  • Cutaneous Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis

    The patient experienced Bacille Calmette Guérin, Mycobacterium chelonae, and Salmonella enteritidis infection.[] pain, hematura); also chronic idiopathic urticaria, hypocomplementemia, essential mixed cryoglobulinemia, drug reactions and connective tissue disorders Localized vasculitis[] Abdominal pain occurred in 42 per cent of the male patients while none of the female patients had this symptom. Arthralgia occurred in 20 per cent of the patients.[]

  • 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.[] pain Abdominal pressure/fullness Indigestion Nausea Bloating/belching Asthma/wheezing Laryngitis Hoarseness or sore throat Chronic cough Dental erosions If left untreated[] 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.[]

  • Hyper IgD Syndrome

    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.[] They may not cause symptoms or can cause chronic abdominal pain.[] The febrile period is accompanied by lymphadenopathy, arthralgia, abdominal pain, diarrhea, aphthous ulcers and varying degree of skin involvement.[]

  • Mycobacterium Avium Complex

    Rapidly Growing NTM & Aerobic Actinomycetes A microdilution MIC method is used for testing mycobacteria such as Mycobacterium abscessus ( M. abscessus), Mycobacterium chelonae[] They include fever, night sweats, anorexia and malaise, weight loss, chronic diarrhoea and non-specific abdominal pain, hepatomegaly and anaemia are common.[] We describe a case of intestinal MAC infection in a kidney transplant recipient with 5 months of unexplained weight loss and abdominal pain who developed intestinal obstruction[]

  • Ventral Hernia

    […] such as Mycobacterium chelonae, Mycobacterium goodie, Mycobacterium fortuitum, and Mycobacterium abscesses.[] Hernia repair, use of mesh, and chronic abdominal pain are discussed.[] Bisgaard Hernia. 2014; 3 Chronic abdominal pain after ventral hernia due to mesh migration and erosion into the sigmoid colon from a distant site: a case report and review[]

  • Bowel Stricture

    Mycobacterium xenopi has not been previously described in the aetiology of gastrointestinal disease. The treatment of M xenopi remains challenging.[] Table-1: Presentation of tuberculous bowel strictures in 10 cases Presentation No. of Patients % Acute intestinal Obstruction 7 70% Acute appendicitis 1 10% Chronic abdominal[] The most common presentation was pain and vomiting with abdominal distension, noted in 5 patients; but three patients presented only with abdominal pain.[]

  • Pulmonary Atypical Mycobacterial Infection

    chelonae or Mycobacterium abscessus.[] Abdominal pain or chronic diarrhea may result from involvement of retroperitoneal lymph nodes or gut mucosa, respectively.[] Disseminated MAC disease causes fever, anemia, thrombocytopenia, diarrhea, and abdominal pain (features similar to Whipple disease).[]

  • Strongyloidiasis

    On day 19 post transplant, a Gram-positive rod was isolated which was subsequently identified as an atypical mycobacterium ( Mycobacterium chelonae ).[] Strongyloidiasis can occur without any symptoms or as a chronic infection characterized by mild, unspecific symptoms such as pruritus, abdominal pain or discomfort; respiratory[] General clinical symptoms included abdominal pain (53%), diarrhea (46%), fever (40%), and vomiting (39%).[]

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