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968 Possible Causes for Acute Abdomen, Ulcerative Colitis

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    When a patient complains of abdominal pain, the various causes of an acute abdomen or referred pain should be considered.[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com] Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, coeliac disease), medication intake (e.g. antibiotics) or food intolerance.[link.springer.com] […] full feeling in the upper abdomen after eating Some symptoms associated with acute gastritis are also seen in other health conditions.[healthline.com]

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Type 1

    […] in growth velocity, which may be observed before the major percentile lines on standard growth curves are crossed Abdominal findings may vary from normal to those of an acute[emedicine.com] Crypt-associated giant cells and granulomas can occur in ulcerative colitis and in themselves are unreliable features for the discrimination between Crohn's disease and ulcerative[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] abdomen; assess for rectal sphincter tone, gross rectal mucosal abnormalities, presence of hematochezia Genitourinary: May include presence of skin tags, fistulae, ulcers[emedicine.com]

  • Diverticulitis of the Colon

    Appendicitis and diverticulitis of the colon are the two main causes of febrile acute abdomen in adults. Diagnosis from imaging (ultrasound and CT) is usually easy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Carcinoma complicating idiopathic ulcerative colitis is well known.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An acute abdomen due to peritonitis is another possible finding, presenting with generalized tenderness.[symptoma.com]

  • Cholangitis

    The acute abdomen during pregnancy. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2002; 45 :405–13. doi: 10.1097/00003081-200206000-00011. [ PubMed ] [ CrossRef ] [ Google Scholar ] 61.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One case had de novo post-transplant ulcerative colitis refractory to two anti-TNFα drugs (golimumab and infliximab).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sharp, HT 2002 The acute abdomen during pregnancy Clin Obstet Gynecol 45 405 13 CrossRef PubMed Google Scholar 61.[doi.org]

  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis

    Herein we report a child with mesenteric cryptococcal lymphadenitis who presented with an acute abdomen misdiagnosed as acute appendicitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Appendicectomy itself does not protect against ulcerative colitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Its symptoms include fever, severe abdominal pain, nausea, and, in some cases, diarrhea, constipation, and acute abdomen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    KEYWORDS: SLE; Ulcerative colitis; coexistence[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ulcerative colitis can be associated with numerous extraintestinal organ manifestations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are chronic inflammatory diseases of the intestines that cause abdominal pain, diarrhea, and gastrointestinal bleeding.[uihc.org]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    "Acute Abdomen". StatPearls.[en.wikipedia.org] […] extent in ulcerative colitis or identify proximal constipation.[patient.info] Plain x-rays of the abdomen may show mucosal edema, loss of haustration, and absence of formed stool in the diseased bowel.[merckmanuals.com]

  • 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Keywords Colonic perforation; Ulcerative colitis; End ileostomy Introduction Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) encompasses Crohn’s disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC).[omicsonline.org] Both presented with an acute abdomen soon after birth and required laparotomy and stoma formation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intussusception

    Clinical examination revealed no characteristic features of acute abdomen, so the child was sent home.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Her initial diagnosis was acute abdomen, intussusceptions, and intestinal obstruction. The final diagnosis was MAC, which was based on postoperative pathology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 16-year-old Mexican girl presented to our emergency room with acute abdomen and a presumptive diagnosis of intestinal obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Amebiasis

    In this study, we report a 12- year-old immunocompetent boy who was admitted to our hospital with acute abdomen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Additional clinical findings included hematochezia without diarrhea (four patients), dysentery with appendicitis (one patient), exacerbation of ulcerative colitis (two patients[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sporadic cases may be mistakenly diagnosed as ulcerative colitis and inappropriately treated with steroids. (3) Foci of endemic amebiasis continue to exist in the United States[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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