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249 Possible Causes for Absent Bowel Sounds, Peritonitis

  • Appendicitis

    bowel sounds.[] Our reported case is a premature baby who had a perforated appendix with no evidence of peritonitis.[] Bowel sounds will be decreased or absent. A blood test will be given, because an increased white cell count may help confirm a diagnosis of appendicitis.[]

  • Peritonitis

    bowel sounds, abdominal distention, and a fluid wave.[] Each type of peritonitis has its own etiology. Primary bacterial peritonitis Primary bacterial peritonitis is most commonly related to ascites due to liver cirrhosis.[] Intra-peritoneal dialysis predisposes to peritoneal infection (sometimes named "primary peritonitis" in this context).[]

  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

    Ischaemia of the gut produces absent bowel sounds. Cerebral vein thrombosis can produce papilloedema and other neurological signs.[] Moreover, after delivery, the patient, despite adequate prophylaxis with low-molecular-weight heparins, presented severe complications: development of pleural and peritoneal[] bowel sounds in the presence of bowel necrosis Papilledema in the presence of cerebral vein thrombosis Skin nodules that are red and painful in the presence of dermal vein[]

  • 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.[] Median time from peritonitis to incision was 40 minutes.[] Absent bowel sounds and abdominal wall rigidity were the most sensitive indices as their presence was always associated with intraperitoneal injury.[]

  • 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[] […] to acute peritonitis.[] The abdomen is often distended, with hypoactive-to-absent bowel sounds.[]

  • 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[] […] the mean CT value of a strangulated intestine may be a useful method for predicting irreversible ischaemic changes in addition to the presence of mesenteric fluid or free peritoneal[] CLINICAL FEATURES abdominal pain N V constipation abdominal distension intolerant of enteral feeding absent bowel sounds can produce: intestinal ischaemia, perforation and[]

  • Perforated Diverticulitis

    sounds Absent bowel sounds (perforation) Generalized abdominal pain with rebound and guarding (perforation) Urinary tract findings (colovesicular/colovaginal fistula) include[] All consenting patients with perforated diverticulitis causing generalized peritonitis underwent attempted laparoscopic peritoneal lavage.[] […] and on the optimal resectional strategy for both purulent and faecal generalised peritonitis.[]

  • Perforated Peptic Ulcer

    Bowel sounds are absent. What's the situation? Mrs.[] Patients characteristics and grade of peritoneal contamination were similar in the two groups.[] Palpation of the abdomen is painful, rebound tenderness is prominent, abdominal muscles are rigid (boardlike), and bowel sounds are diminished or absent.[]

  • Biliary Peritonitis

    Bowel sounds may be absent.[] It is often speculated that an inflamed gallbladder weeps bile to produce bile peritonitis.[] Spontaneous biliary peritonitis is a rare cause of acute abdomen.[]

  • Choledochal Cyst

    On examination, she had mild abdominal distension with absent bowel sounds. Abdominal sonography showed a normal biliary tract and pancreas.[] To report the authors' experience in the management of perforated choledochal cyst with bile peritonitis (PCC) in children.[] Spontaneous choledochal cyst rupture and consequent biliary peritonitis are rare in children.[]

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