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22 Possible Causes for Acute Abdomen, No Mechanical Intestinal Obstructive Lesion

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    Some individuals may have a palpable abdominal mass and affected individuals may develop small bowel obstruction or acute abdomen.[] Functional bowel obstruction is characterized by signs and symptoms of a mechanical obstruction of the small or large bowel in the absence of an anatomic lesion that obstructs[] Strangulated intestinal obstruction is one of the most common types of acute abdomen and requires urgent surgical treatment.[]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    The interest of these cases lies in this exceptional form of presentation, such as a surgical acute abdomen.[] Small intestinal pseudo-obstruction describes a clinical syndrome characterized by manifestations of mechanical bowel obstruction in the absence of an obstructive lesion.[] The clinical presentations varied, ranging from asymptomatic, chronic abdominal pain, or acute abdominal pain as acute abdomen.[]

  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    abdomen: we discuss the clinical outcomes of this rare entity.[] […] dilation of the colon in the absence of an anatomic lesion (pseudo-obstruction).[] KW - Acute abdomen KW - Colon cancer KW - Large-bowel obstruction UR - UR - U2 - 10.1007/s10140-012-1088-2 DO - 10.1007/s10140-012-1088-2 M3 - Article VL - 20 SP - 69 EP -[]

  • Colonic Perforation

    Our patient presented acutely unwell and her symptoms were more suggestive of pyelonephritis or diverticulitis. We therefore report an unusual cause of acute abdomen.[] intestinal wall.[] Both presented with an acute abdomen soon after birth and required laparotomy and stoma formation.[]

  • Gallstone Ileus

    Special article DOI: 10.1016/j.cireng.2013.01.008 Gallstone Ileus as a Cause of Acute Abdomen.[] In mechanical obstruction, imaging reveals enlarged bow-shaped loops of small intestine with steplike air-fluid levels; the colon may have a paucity of gas distal to the lesion[] LEFT: Plain abdominal film in a patient with an acute abdomen, showing no abnormalities.[]

  • Littre Hernia

    We present the unique case of an elderly woman with acute abdomen secondary to the coexistence of both these conditions.[] Review of Material A recent review of acute mechanical intestinal obstruction at this hospital indicated that 13% of the cases of incarcerated or strangulated hernia were[] Acute inflammation was indicated by wall hypervascularity and tenderness elicited upon compression.[]

  • Ileus

    We present an unusual case of NMS presenting as acute abdomen with ileus and delayed fever.[] Called also paralytic, functional and adynamic ileus. dynamic ileus obstructive ileus. mechanical ileus obstructive ileus. obstructive ileus a physical lesion accounts for[] Around 10 hours later, the infant developed an acute abdomen with ileus symptoms.[]

  • Abdominal Visceral Abscess

    An Approach to the Acute Abdomen On completion of this minicourse you will be able to: Define the acute abdomen.[] LEFT: Plain abdominal film in a patient with an acute abdomen, showing no abnormalities.[] It is important to remember the possibility of infected urachal remanants in a patient presenting with an acute surgical abdomen in the emergency department.[]

  • Paralytic Ileus

    […] of acute abdomen.[] RATIONALE: Paralytic ileus is characterized by the signs and symptoms of intestinal obstruction but without any mechanical lesions in the intestinal lumen.[] Arch Intern Med 1999, 159: 79–82. 10.1001/archinte.159.1.79 View Article Google Scholar Kumar N, Wheeler MH: Hypothyroidism presenting as acute abdomen.[]

  • Intestinal Tuberculosis

    She was admitted on a presumptive diagnosis of peritoneal TB, and suddenly developed signs and symptoms of an acute abdomen.[] Complications  Intestinal Obstruction: Most common complication Mechanism: hyperplastic intestinal lesion, strictures, adhesion and adjacent lymph node involvement  Malabsoprption[] Surgeons caring for patients with acute abdomen should be aware of tuberculous perforation peritonitis even in non-risk groups of patients.[]

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