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249 Possible Causes for Absent Bowel Sounds, Peritonitis

  • Appendicitis

    bowel sounds.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Our reported case is a premature baby who had a perforated appendix with no evidence of peritonitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[encyclopedia.com]

  • Peritonitis

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

  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

    Ischaemia of the gut produces absent bowel sounds. Cerebral vein thrombosis can produce papilloedema and other neurological signs.[patient.info] Moreover, after delivery, the patient, despite adequate prophylaxis with low-molecular-weight heparins, presented severe complications: development of pleural and peritoneal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • 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] Median time from peritonitis to incision was 40 minutes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Absent bowel sounds and abdominal wall rigidity were the most sensitive indices as their presence was always associated with intraperitoneal injury.[jpgmonline.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] […] to acute peritonitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The abdomen is often distended, with hypoactive-to-absent bowel sounds.[emedicine.medscape.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] […] 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[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]

  • Perforated Diverticulitis

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

  • Perforated Peptic Ulcer

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

  • Biliary Peritonitis

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

  • Choledochal Cyst

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

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