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45 Possible Causes for Abdominal Wall Laxity

  • Diastasis Recti and Weakness of the Linea Alba

    Predisposing factors for DR include: obesity, multiple birth pregnancy, and abdominal wall laxity from previous pregnancy or abdominal surgery.[pelvicpainrehab.com] The last potential source of abdominal wall protrusion is global myofascial laxity.[bootcampmilitaryfitnessinstitute.com] Let me emphasize, however, that diastasis recti is an unusual circumstance and the MOST women simply develop laxity of their abdominal wall after pregnancy.[drsterry.com]

  • Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome

    wall laxity, rapid linear growth without compensatory weight gain (particularly in teenagers), rapid severe weight loss , starvation , catabolic states (e.g. cancer and burns[wikidoc.org] Other risk factors of SMA syndrome include laxity of the abdominal wall, lordosis, and use of body casts, hence SMA syndrome is also called cast syndrome.[symptoma.com] wall laxity Depletion of the mesenteric fat caused by rapid severe weight loss due to catabolic states such as cancer, surgery, burns, trauma, or psychiatric problems Severe[orlandomedicalnews.com]

  • Cholecystectomy

    Its use should be considered in patients with significant abdominal wall laxity and existing upper abdominal surgical scars. Therapeutic, III.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The corset trunkplasty is a newer technique to treat abdominal wall laxity of the entire anterolateral abdomen while incorporating any previous open cholecystectomy scar.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] wall laxity and an open cholecystectomy scar when compared with traditional abdominoplasty.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Prune Belly Syndrome

    Abdominal wall laxity is typically associated with prune-belly syndrome (PBS). Incomplete forms of PBS have been rarely reported with only the abdominal wall laxity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Specifically, we have come to realize that although the Monfort procedure assumes a symmetric pattern of abdominal wall laxity, this symmetry is rarely present.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] laxity.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Splenic Vein Thrombosis

    In the congenital condition the ligaments fail to develop properly, whereas in the acquired form the hormonal effects of pregnancy and abdominal wall laxity are proposed as[ajol.info]

  • Bladder Exstrophy

    The natural history of abdominal wall laxity and the long-term consequences of cloacal exstrophy closure have gone unexplored and unreported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We tailored an abdominal wall and pelvic floor reconstruction with long-term success to highlight a need for awareness of the magnitude of the problem and its solvability.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Inguinal Hernia

    […] of the canal, termed Hesselbach’s triangle They occur more commonly in older patients, often secondary to abdominal wall laxity or a significant increase in intra-abdominal[teachmesurgery.com] […] inguinal herniae, there are two main subtypes that can occur: Direct inguinal hernia (20%) – Bowel enters the inguinal canal “directly” through a weakness in the posterior wall[teachmesurgery.com]

  • Indirect Inguinal Hernia

    […] of the canal, termed Hesselbach’s triangle They occur more commonly in older patients, often secondary to abdominal wall laxity or a significant increase in intra-abdominal[teachmesurgery.com] […] inguinal herniae, there are two main subtypes that can occur: Direct inguinal hernia (20%) – Bowel enters the inguinal canal “directly” through a weakness in the posterior wall[teachmesurgery.com]

  • Megacystis - Microcolon - Intestinal Hypoperistalsis Syndrome

    Several features common to both MMIHS and Eagle-Barrett or prune belly syndrome (PBS) include hydronephrosis, bladder distension and laxity of the abdominal wall musculature[einstein.pure.elsevier.com] Prune Belly syndrome consists of a constellation of congenital malformations, with the three major abnormalities being laxity of the abdominal wall, bilateral undescended[pediatricurologybook.com] […] muscles, may also contribute to constipation.39 Overall however, it appears that although the abdominal wall laxity may be visibly profound, the physical limitations from[pediatricurologybook.com]

  • Acute Superior Mesenteric Artery Insufficiency

    wall laxity, peritoneal adhesions, abdominal trauma, [13] rapid linear adolescent growth spurt, weight loss , starvation , catabolic states (as with cancer and burns ), and[en.wikipedia.org] […] following: poor motility of the digestive tract, [6] retroperitional tumors , loss of appetite , malabsorption , cachexia , exaggerated lumbar lordosis , visceroptosis , abdominal[en.wikipedia.org]

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