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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.[] Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, coeliac disease), medication intake (e.g. antibiotics) or food intolerance.[] […] full feeling in the upper abdomen after eating Some symptoms associated with acute gastritis are also seen in other health conditions.[]

  • 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[] 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[] abdomen; assess for rectal sphincter tone, gross rectal mucosal abnormalities, presence of hematochezia Genitourinary: May include presence of skin tags, fistulae, ulcers[]

  • 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.[] Carcinoma complicating idiopathic ulcerative colitis is well known.[] An acute abdomen due to peritonitis is another possible finding, presenting with generalized tenderness.[]

  • Cholangitis

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

  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis

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

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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

  • Ulcerative Colitis

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

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

  • Intussusception

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

  • Amebiasis

    In this study, we report a 12- year-old immunocompetent boy who was admitted to our hospital with acute abdomen.[] Additional clinical findings included hematochezia without diarrhea (four patients), dysentery with appendicitis (one patient), exacerbation of ulcerative colitis (two patients[] 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[]

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