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1,096 Possible Causes for Abdominal Pain, Constipation, Hypokalemia

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    Hypovolemic (from vomiting) Hypochloremic (from vomiting) Hypokalemia (from vomiting) Alkalosis (from vomiting) What must be ruled out on physical exam in pts with SBO?[quizlet.com] CASE: A 29-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with abdominal pain, constipation, nausea, and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical presentations varied, ranging from asymptomatic, chronic abdominal pain, or acute abdominal pain as acute abdomen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Rarely, DKA patients may present with significant hypokalemia.[web.archive.org] 681 5.6 2 180 1.5 5 501 4.1 1 Congestive heart failure 395 3.3 3 338 2.8 2 58 0.5 - Abdominal pain 384 3.2 4 30 0.2 - 355 2.9 3 Urinary tract infection 345 2.8 5 148 1.2[web.archive.org] Symptoms of CD include malabsorption and malnutrition, vitamin deficiencies, iron deficiency anemia, failure to thrive, short stature, diarrhea, anorexia, constipation, vomiting[dx.doi.org]

  • Acute Peritonitis

    Leukocytosis, hypokalemia, hypernatremia, and acidosis may be present, but they are not specific findings.[en.wikipedia.org] In the early stage of the disease, diarrhea is a frequent symptom, but soon gives way to obstinate constipation.[henriettes-herb.com] The old man with sudden continuous abdominal pain resorted to the emergency room and treated for peritonitis associated with acute cholecystitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Celiac Disease

    This article describes a toddler who initially presented with recurrent diarrhea and weight loss with a significant secondary hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report here a 6-year-old girl presenting with malaise, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, abdominal distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This study aims to determine the prevalence of CD in patients with chronic constipation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pyloric Obstruction

    Renal compensation for this loss of H ions is by preserving protons at the expense of potassium and thus hypokalemia ensues with now, hypochloremic, hypokalemic metabolic[forums.studentdoctor.net] Common gastrointestinal symptoms experienced by patients with cancer can vary widely and include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, weight loss, decreased appetite,[cancertherapyadvisor.com] You should see a doctor if you have any of the following: Blood when you have a bowel movement Severe abdominal pain Heartburn not relieved by antacids Unintended weight loss[icdlist.com]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    Nutritional support was begun slowly, however electrolyte derangements began to manifest on hospital day 2, with hypophosphatemia, hypokalemia, hypocalcemia, and hypomagnesemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Makes frequent comments about feeling “fat” or overweight despite weight loss Complains of constipation, abdominal pain, cold intolerance, lethargy, and/or excess energy Denies[nationaleatingdisorders.org] pain headaches or problems sleeping feeling cold, dizzy or very tired poor circulation in hands and feet dry skin, hair loss from the scalp, or fine downy hair (lanugo) growing[www2.hse.ie]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    […] mean 324 pg/ml) and metabolic alkalosis (pH 7.5-7.6, mean 7.56) in all the patients, and in four of them high blood level of aldosterone (74-560 pg/ml, mean 295.9 pg/ml), hypokalemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Treatment of constipation and prevention of complete bowel obstruction are required for gastrointestinal management in CF.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here we report the case of an adolescent who suffered acute chest pain in September after an history of acute abdominal pain and fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetic Ketotic Coma

    […] also eliminates ketone bodies (2) insulin – turn off gluconeogenesis/glycogenolysis [K ] must be carefully monitored, since insulin causes K to enter cells – hyperkalemia Þ hypokalemia[d3jonline.tripod.com] Possibilities include headache, lethargy, irritability , leg cramps , constipation and heart palpitations .[dietdoctor.com] pain Mental confusion, DehydrationComa Lab Investigations Plasma glucose Serum Urea Serum creatinine Serum ketones Serum electrolytes Plasma Osmolality Urine analysis (ketones[howmed.net]

  • Intestinal Disease

    Constipation and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are two common examples.[my.clevelandclinic.org] There were 92 cases with small-intestinal hemorrhage, 39 with abdominal pain, 7 with diarrhea, 13 with abdominal distention, 3 cases with malnutrition, and 1 with diarrhea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESULTS: The major clinical symptoms included abdominal pain (71%), abdominal mass (14%), vomiting (10%), melaena (10%), and fever (9%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pheochromocytoma

    […] case of one of the largest documented pheochromocytomas resected in the United States, an 18-cm tumor in a patient who presented with exertional dyspnea, abdominal pain, constipation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient presented with abdominal pain and had a history of hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In people who have them, symptoms may include: Severe headaches Excessive sweating Fast heart rate Sensation of a panic attack Blurred vision Nausea, vomiting, constipation[uvahealth.com]

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