Create issue ticket

231 Possible Causes for Absent Bowel Sounds

  • Appendicitis

    bowel sounds.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Appendicitis is characterized by vomiting, a low-grade fever of 99 to 102 F, an elevated white blood cell count, rebound tenderness, a rigid abdomen, and decreased or absent[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Ileus

    Ileus was defined if a child developed abdominal distension and had hyperactive or sluggish or absent bowel sound and a radiologic evidence of abdominal gas-fluid level during[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CLINICAL FEATURES abdominal pain N V constipation abdominal distension intolerant of enteral feeding absent bowel sounds can produce: intestinal ischaemia, perforation and[lifeinthefastlane.com] ) Abdominal tenderness, rigidity (usually absent unless strangulation or peritonitis occur) Absent bowel sounds or high pitched bowel sounds above obstruction (upon auscultation[slideshare.net]

  • Anticholinergic Toxicity

    bowel sounds, tachycardia, flushed skin, disorientation, urinary retention, hyperthermia, dry skin and mucous membranes, and auditory and visual hallucinations.[emjournal.net] Physical exam findings suggesting anticholinergic poisoning include hyperthermia, dry mouth, tachycardia, mydriasis, flushed dry skin, absent bowel sounds, urinary retention[calpoison.org] Mydriasis, dry mucous membranes, absence of axillary sweat, flushed skin, fever, tachycardia, decreased or absent bowel sounds, and urinary retention suggest muscarinic blockade[clinicalgate.com]

  • Paralytic Ileus

    ) Abdominal tenderness, rigidity (usually absent unless strangulation or peritonitis occur) Absent bowel sounds or high pitched bowel sounds above obstruction (upon auscultation[slideshare.net] His abdomen was grossly distended with absent bowel sounds. There was no palpable organomegaly.[thyroidresearchjournal.biomedcentral.com] Abdominal distention (usually absent or minimally noticeable in proximal obstructions and lower intestinal obstructions) Constipation (occur later) Lack of flatus (occur later[slideshare.net]

  • Penetrating Abdominal Trauma

    Clinical signs which may suggest operative management include tenderness not localised to the area of injury, as well as absent bowel sounds.[radiopaedia.org] Absent bowel sounds and abdominal wall rigidity were the most sensitive indices as their presence was always associated with intraperitoneal injury.[jpgmonline.com] Tenderness not localized to the area of injury and absent or rare bowel sounds best identified patients with serious injuries.[sjtrem.biomedcentral.com]

  • Acute Peritonitis

    bowel sounds/tachycardia/hypotension What labs should be done in peritonitis CBC/chemistires/serum lactate level What can you see on plain films in peritonitis Dilated bowel[quizlet.com] Absent bowel sounds suggest paralytic ileus, generalised peritonitis or intestinal obstruction.[patient.info] Abdominal Rebound tenderness with guarding May have referred pain to shoulder Rigid, distended abdomen Bowel sounds decrease to absent Acute Care Management Nursing Diagnosis[nursingcrib.com]

  • Embolic Mesenteric Infarction

    […] decreases, resulting in abdominal bloating, no further bloody stools, and absent bowel sounds on exam.[parasitetesting.com] sounds absent - hyperactive septaecaemia AF heart murmurs INVESTIGATIONS bloods: unreliable diagnostically ABG: metabolic state lactate: elevation xray: exclude perforation[lifeinthefastlane.com] Bowel sound was decreased, but nausea or vomiting were absent.[e-jnc.org]

  • Perforated Viscus

    Bowel sounds were diminished. Abdominal examination revealed marked distension, diffuse tenderness and involuntary guarding with absent bowel sounds.[ispub.com] sounds are usually absent in generalised peritonitis DDx ED Mx of suspected perforated viscus nil orally fluid balance chart iv access bloods for FBE, U&E, glucose, LFTs,[ozemedicine.com] Bowel sounds are quiet to absent.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Perforated Diverticulitis

    […] when percussion of the abdomen is performed Hemodynamic changes, such as low blood pressure and increased pulses Tachypnea Absent bowel sounds With regard to imaging modalities[symptoma.com] […] examination is expected to reveal: Distended abdomen Localized or generalized tenderness, depending on the progression of peritonitis Board-like abdomen Guarding Tympanic sound[symptoma.com]

  • Solanaceous Alkaloid Poisoning

    Physical exam findings suggesting anticholinergic poisoning include hyperthermia, dry mouth, tachycardia, mydriasis, flushed dry skin, absent bowel sounds, urinary retention[calpoison.org] Anticholinergic findings suggestive of poisoning include hyperthermia, dry mouth, tachycardia, blurred vision, flushed dry skin, absent bowel sounds, urinary retention, agitation[calpoison.org]

Further symptoms