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120 Possible Causes for Acute Abdomen, Affected Females Have Been Reported

  • Acute Gastritis

    AJR Am J Roentgenol 173:357–361 PubMed Google Scholar Gore RM, Miller FH, Pereles FS, Yaghmai VY, Berlin JW (2000) Helical CT in the evaluation of acute abdomen.[link.springer.com] […] both sexes with approximately the same frequency, though some studies have noted a slight male predominance. [82] The female-to-male ratio for autoimmune gastritis has been[emedicine.com] This includes signs of an acute abdomen, which may require surgical intervention Chemically-induced gastroenteritis, e.g., from alcohol, other drugs of abuse or other irritant[clinicaltrials.gov]

  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    It is important to diagnose Henoch-Schönlein purpura with delayed-onset skin purpura to avoid unnecessary surgery for acute abdomen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Although most studies have shown a male preponderance [ 8 , 12 – 15 ], but there are reports where greater number of females has been found to be affected [ 16 , 17 ].[ped-rheum.biomedcentral.com] The pain may mimic that of an acute abdomen. Severe cases may proceed to intussusception, hemorrhage and shock.[aafp.org]

  • Gastric Volvulus

    Herein, we report a case having wandering spleen with torsion, and gastric and distal pancreatic volvulus, an unusual triad in acute abdomen in an emergency setting, which[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] About 10-20% of cases occur in children, [16] usually before the age of 1 year, but cases have been reported in children as old as 15 years. [17] Gastric volvulus in children[emedicine.com] The pain was acute in onset, colicky, started in left flank, and gradually involved whole of the abdomen.[saudijgastro.com]

  • Familial Mediterranean Fever

    Pregnant patients with acute abdomen should be evaluated with open mind.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It affects males and females equally and the onset seems to be during late childhood, or adulthood.[my.clevelandclinic.org] Attacks manifest as fever (38 C-40 C lasting 12-72 hours and not responding to antibiotics), diffuse or localized abdominal pain (often mimicking acute abdomen), constipation[orpha.net]

  • Omental Volvulus

    Keywords Omental torsion Acute abdomen Surgical resection Background Omental torsion and infarction are rare and unusual causes of acute abdominal pain.[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com] About 10-20% of cases occur in children, [16] usually before the age of 1 year, but cases have been reported in children as old as 15 years. [17] Gastric volvulus in children[emedicine.medscape.com] About 10-20% of cases occur in children, [15] usually before the age of 1 year, but cases have been reported in children as old as 15 years. [16] Gastric volvulus in children[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Fibroma

    However, abdominal pain and acute abdomen secondary to torsion may be presenting feature [ 6 ].[casereports.in] According to most reports, males and females are affected equally, although a few series have reported a slight male predominance. [14] No racial predilection has been reported[emedicine.medscape.com] To rsio n of a Huge Ovarian Fibroma Presented as Acute Abdomen. Journal of Case Reports. 2015;5:195-198.[casereports.in]

  • Atopic Dermatitis

    100 50 30 15 Hand and fingers (front and back) 15 10 7.5 5 Leg and foot 110 60 30 20 After acute symptoms have resolved, it is common to have the patient return to emollient[aafp.org] A slight prevalence of disease in females as compared to the males has been reported. All races are equally affected.[symptoma.com] […] g) Younger child (g) Infant one year (g) Arm and hand 60 40 20 15 Back and buttocks 100 70 40 20 Entire body 580 350 190 120 Face and neck 30 30 20 15 Front of chest and abdomen[aafp.org]

  • Gastritis

    The condition can present as an acute surgical abdomen and has a very high mortality rate. Surgery is often necessary.[web.archive.org] […] both sexes with approximately the same frequency, though some studies have noted a slight male predominance. [82] The female-to-male ratio for autoimmune gastritis has been[emedicine.com] Common to all people with gastritis is pain or discomfort in the upper part of the belly (abdomen), sometimes called dyspepsia.[web.archive.org]

  • Retractile Mesenteritis

    Acute abdomen; Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis; SBP; Cirrhosis - spontaneous peritonitis Kuemmerle JF.[nlm.nih.gov] As such, SM predominantly affects older adults in their 60s and 70s, however, individual cases of patients in their 20s and 30s have been reported [1,3,7,8].[clinicsinsurgery.com] SM is twice as common in males as in females [1,3,7,8].[clinicsinsurgery.com]

  • Cystadenoma

    She was diagnosed with acute abdomen and was then treated surgically. During the surgical intervention, a spontaneously ruptured mass was detected in the right ovary.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Common sites of occurrence are palate and buccal mucosa, lip and the tonsillar area, but cyst adenomas have also been reported to occur on the tongue.[ 1, 2 ] Older patients[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A forty-year-old Caucasian female patient with a history of pleuritis and recurrent pericarditis was admitted to the hospital due to acute abdomen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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