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18 Possible Causes for Acute Abdomen, Agitated Delirium, Salmonella Typhi

  • Typhoid Fever

    Credit: AP Photo Though the symptoms of salmonella poisoning are felt most acutely in the lower abdomen, nausea and vomiting are common symptoms of the infection.[cbsnews.com] Causes Typhoid is caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi. It is the most serious of the Salmonella infections.[rarediseases.org] The germ that causes typhoid is a unique human strain of salmonella called Salmonella Typhi. Outbreaks are rare.[dph.georgia.gov]

  • Typhus

    , bloody stool, chills, confusion, delirium, hallucinations, nose bleeds and fatigue.[passporthealthusa.com] It may rarely present as an acute abdomen which may lead to a diagnostic dilemma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The antibiotic-resistant strain of Salmonella Typhi, the primary cause of typhoid, emerged within the last 30 years and may represent an ongoing, previously unrecognized epidemic[natureasia.com]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    salmonellae.(3) Although many different sites of pneumococcal infection have been described,(4) the respiratory tract is the primary focus of disease.(5) Fortunately, the[hivinsite.ucsf.edu] […] affecting both HIV-1 infected children and adults.(1,2) Among female sex workers in Nairobi, Kenya, S. pneumoniae caused more disease than Mycobacterium tuberculosis or non-typhi[hivinsite.ucsf.edu]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    typhi, Serratia [5] .[ehealthstar.com] Other bacteria that can cause pneumonia: Acinetobacter, Actinomyces, Enterobacter, Enterococcus, Escherichia coli, Meningococcus, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Nocardia, Salmonella[ehealthstar.com]

  • Erythropoietic Coproporphyria

    , hallucination, hysteria, delirium, depression), Electrolyte abnormalities (Hyponatremia may be due to hypothalamic involvement leading to SIADH that may lead to seizures[house.wikia.com] Abdominal, back or extremity pains grow in intensity over a 24 to 48 hour period which may lead the clinician to consider appendicitis or an acute abdomen.[rockwoodnaturalmedicine.com] […] typhimurium ( S. typhi. ) and Saccharomyces cerevisiae ( S. cerevisiae ).[academic.oup.com]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    They may show only symptoms of agitation, delirium, confusion and/or behavioral changes.[onhealth.com] Poor prognostic indicators Acute renal failure, shock, thrombocytopenia, altered sensorium, and severe proteinuria.[doi.org] Enteric fever caused by Salmonella Typhi is a global public health problem.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Epidemic Typhus

    The hypertoxic form – extreme psychomotor agitation with furious delirium accompanied by the phenomena mentioned above.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tick Fever Rocky Mountain spotted fever Tinea Sycosis Infection of the hair follicles of the beard area To(o)rmina Acute wringing pains in the abdomen; colic, gripes Toxaemia[sedgleymanor.com] Typhoid fever is a disease of the gastrointestinal tract caused by a bacterium, Salmonella typhi.[montana.edu]

  • Rhabdomyolysis

    Delirium – Anuria 16.[slideshare.net] If the abdominal wall is involved, clinical presentation may resemble an acute abdomen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A child with Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi septicemia, complicated by rhabdomyolysis, encephalopathy and pancreatitis is described and all 15 reported cases to date are[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sepsis-associated Encephalopathy

    Clinical review: Agitation and delirium in the critically ill – significance and management J. C.[semanticscholar.org] The predominant sites of initial infection were lungs (66.7% of cases), abdomen (13.3%), urinary tract (13.3%) and central nervous system (6.7%).[journals.plos.org] .  More severely affected show delirium, an agitated confusional state or coma. 10.  Most common motor sign is paratonic rigidity or gegenhalten, a resistance to passive[slideshare.net]

  • Sepsis

    delirium).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An acute surgical abdomen in a pregnant patient may be difficult to diagnose; the most common cause of sepsis in pregnancy is urosepsis due to an obstructed urinary tract[emedicine.medscape.com] […] septicemia NTS Salmonella septicemia Invasive non-typhoidal Salmonella septicemia Invasive non-typhoid Salmonella septicemia Invasive non-Typhi Salmonella septicemia iNTS[verywellhealth.com]

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