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166 Possible Causes for Abdominal Pain, Empyema, Hiccup

  • Pneumonia

    Pneumonia complication - eg, empyema, lung abscess.[] […] to the emergency department on 3 consecutive days with right-sided abdominal pain.[] Rarely, pneumonia causes infected fluid to collect around the outside of the lung, called an empyema. The empyema may need to be drained with a special tube or surgery.[]

  • Liver Abscess

    Liver abscesses that occur beneath the diaphragm can reach the thorax and result in the formation of a lung abscess or empyema.[] Clinicians in Australia need to consider amoebiasis in the differential diagnosis in travellers returning with colitis, abdominal pain and fever.[] Results: A 84 year-old man with a refractory anemia with excess of blasts (13% in marrow) was admitted for high fever, hiccups and moderate pain at the right upper abdominal[]

  • Subphrenic Abscess

    Since the therapeutic management of an empyema is significantly different from that for a subphrenic abscess it is important to define the location of the diaphragm in relation[] One patient was readmitted 11 days after laparoscopic cholecystectomy with severe upper abdominal pain and a false aneurysm of a branch of the right hepatic artery.[] Presents with cough, increased respiratory rate with shallow respiration, diminished or absent breath sounds, hiccups, dullness in percussion, tenderness over the 8th–11th[]

  • Amebic Liver Abscess

    In this paper, we present a case of an amebic liver abscess in a 30-month-old child, which presented to the senior author with a right empyema thoracic.[] Common clinical symptoms were fever (93%) and abdominal pain (93%). Common signs were right upper quadrant tenderness (60%), hepatomegaly (67%).[] […] abdomen; pain is intense, continuous or stabbing Cough Fever and chills Diarrhea (in only one-third of patients) General discomfort, uneasiness, or ill feeling ( malaise ) Hiccups[]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    Empiric antibiotics for bacterial pneumonias complicated by empyema should include anaerobic coverage, as anaerobic bacteria are often cultured from empyemas. [48] Go to Parapneumonic[] These stomach upset symptoms can be accompanied by abdominal pain or discomfort and may contribute to a decreased appetite.[] Patient may experience body pains, headache and abdominal pain . Shortness of breath Shaking chills.[]

  • Peptic Ulcer

    Duodenopleural fistula is a very uncommon complication of peptic ulcer perforation and usually follows empyema after a subdiaphragmatic abscess rupture.[] We report a case of an elderly woman who presented with severe abdominal pain and positive rebound sign, in whom abdominal sonography demonstrated indirect signs of PUP, the[] […] abdomen between the breastbone and the belly button (the most common ulcer symptom) nausea vomiting chest pain (usually dull and achy) loss of appetite frequent burping or hiccuping[]

  • Kerosene Poisoning

    These included varying degrees of perihilar and lung infiltration, pulmonary cystic changes, pleural effusion, empyema, pneumomediastinum and surgical emphysema.[] Vomiting was reported in 65%, abdominal pain in 2% and diarrhoea in 2%. There was no mortality.[] Anger At what has happened. fullness and painful hiccups are always there before during or after eating and I get an episode of severe heartburn and reflux whenever I bend[]

  • Diverticular Abscess

    The very first isolate was from empyema fluid by Meyer in 1911 and it was named Streptothrix [ 3 ].[] Abdominal CT scan is not always a definitive and absolute imaging modality for abdominal pain evaluation and cannot supplant clinical judgment in the evaluation of confusing[] […] tachycardia etc may also be present) Occasionally change in bowel habit (important to ask) Also ask about urinary symptoms (pelvic abscess) and chest symptoms (subphrenic) e.g. hiccuping[]

  • Hyponatremia

    Amiodarone (Cordarone) Carbamazepine (Tegretol) Cerebral disorders (e.g., tumor, meningitis) Chest disorders (e.g., pneumonia, empyema) Chlorpromazine (Thorazine) Ectopic[] A 17-year-old boy was admitted to the emergency department with abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, asthenia, and weight loss.[] Sam Johansen, age 42, is admitted to the medical-surgical unit after 3 days of acute nausea, vomiting, and watery diarrhea associated with acute abdominal pain.[]

  • Pyogenic Liver Abscess

    Transdiaphragmatic extension of pyogenic liver abscess is the rarest cause of pericarditis and pleural empyema.[] Pyogenic liver abscess should be considered in children presenting with fever, abdominal pain, and leukocytosis with a high CRP level.[] Interestingly, hiccups may also be present if the abscesses are causing adjacent inflammation/irritation of the diaphragm.[]

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