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61 Possible Causes for Acute Abdomen, Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Salmonella Typhi

  • Salmonella Food Poisoning

    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.[] Salmonella Typhi is shed and can be spread by both actively ill persons and latent carriers.[] Although this is very rare in the United States, the disease, which is caused by the salmonella typhi strain, could result in fatal injuries if left untreated.[]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    When a patient complains of abdominal pain, the various causes of an acute abdomen or referred pain should be considered.[] It shows irregular, fragmented, and helmet shaped red blood cells (schistocytes) and an immature platelet The enteric fevers (due to Salmonella typhi and S paratyphi) cause[] Patients with gastroenteritis should not have rebound tenderness, guarding, distention, bulges, pinpoint pain, or a board-like abdomen.13 Duration: Acute infectious gastroenteritis[]

  • Cholelithiasis

    Patients with acute ascending cholangitis are usually ill-appearing and septic.[] Due to the signs of acute abdomen and poor general condition of the patient, urgent surgical procedure was indicated.[] Salmonella typhi and Helicobacter sp. were not detected in bile from any GBC patients.[]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    Infected patients typically have an ill or anxious appearance.[] 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[] Initially a viral illness is followed by an acute onset of high fever, rigors, productive cough, chest pain, dyspnea, tachypnea, tachycardia, excess perspiration, general[]

  • Viral Gastroenteritis

    An abdominal CT scan was performed in 4 patients with norovirus and in 1 with rotavirus for suspected acute abdomen including acute appendicitis.[] Bacteria and protozoans that are amenable to treatment include Shigella Salmonella typhi, and Giardia species.[] See also the separate leaflet called Acute Diarrhoea in Children. Crampy pains in the tummy (abdomen) are common.[]

  • Toxic Megacolon

    abdomen.[] METHODS: During an 11-year period we reviewed the records of children treated for non-typhi Salmonella infection.[] This is the case of a 53 year-old female, with Chronic Renal Insufficiency, was hospitalized due to acute abdomen in a national hospital of social insurance (seguro social[]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

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

  • Volvulus of the Small Intestine

    Preoperative diagnosis may be improved on by exclusion of other common causes of acute abdomen.[] Our patient displayed an acute abdomen with widespread abdominal defense.[] Tachycardia, hypovolaemia and septic shock herald the onset of gangrene. [ 13 ] Differential diagnosis In the acute phase, the differential diagnosis is of acute abdomen/obstruction[]

  • Splenic Abscess

    The patient was well developed and well nourished and did not appear acutely ill. Temperature was 100 F.; pulse 90; blood pressure 140/80.[] The patient presented with chronic pain abdomen and fever which later evolved to acute abdomen during the course of hospital stay.[] Splenic abscesses caused by Salmonella typhi are a very rare complication of typhoid fever in this era of use of specific antibiotics.[]

  • Hepatitis A

    Symptoms of hepatitis A (and acute hepatitis in general) can include: Yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes (jaundice) Feeling tired and rundown ( fatigue ) Pain in[] Each 1.0 mL dose of mixed vaccine contains: 160 antigen units of inactivated hepatitis A virus (GBM strain) 25 µg purified Vi capsular polysaccharide of Salmonella typhi strain[] […] the upper-right abdomen Loss of appetite Weight loss Fever Nausea Diarrhea Vomiting Dark urine and/or pale stool Joint pain HAV infection can also cause enzymes produced[]

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