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22 Possible Causes for Affected Females Have Been Reported, Epigastric Pain, Occult Blood Positive

  • Gastritis

    After completing 2 cycles of chemotherapy, the patient had epigastric pain, nausea, and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A fecal occult blood test looks for blood in a stool sample; a positive test (meaning blood is present) suggests that there is some sort of bleeding within the digestive tract[verywellhealth.com] […] both sexes with approximately the same frequency, though some studies have noted a slight male predominance. [82] The female-to-male ratio for autoimmune gastritis has been[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Acute Gastritis

    We report a 30-year-old researcher who became acutely ill with epigastric pain indicative of esophagitis or peptic ulcer disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] both sexes with approximately the same frequency, though some studies have noted a slight male predominance. [82] The female-to-male ratio for autoimmune gastritis has been[emedicine.medscape.com] Depends on the etiology (see below). asymptomatic epigastric pain/tenderness nausea and vomiting loss of appetite Etiology infection: H. pylori (most common) systemic illness[radiopaedia.org]

  • Diaphragmatic Hernia

    Less severe forms of the disease are characterized by persistent epigastric and subcostal pains sometimes associated with vomiting and are frequently mistaken for dyspeptic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] more commonly affected 3:2 AD familial cases have been reported (higher chance of bilateral hernias) Fetal Treatment Done at the following major centers [ edit ] Columbia[en.wikibooks.org] In the case, sudden epigastric pain after colonoscopy owing to diaphragmatic hernia in a left hemidiaphragm. The diagnoses made by a CT scan without delay.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    Here, we describe two familial cases-one a 50-year-old male patient with chronic diarrhea and epigastric pain since 1.5 years with hyperpigmentation of the hand and foot,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fecal occult blood was positive in all six cases. Serum hemoglobin, potassium, calcium and protein were below the normal range in two cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Since then, 45 other patients with similar features were reported on and these cases have been reviewed. 2 We describe herein what is, to our knowledge, the youngest female[jamanetwork.com]

  • Gardner Syndrome

    Gastric polyps can cause epigastric pain or bleeding, whereas polyps in the duodenum may cause bleeding, pain, or jaundice due to the obstruction of bile flow.[symptoma.com] Physical examination reveals multiple epidermal inclusion cysts and a fecal occult blood test is positive. Colonoscopy reveals innumerable colonic polyps.[prep4usmle.com] Affected Populations Turcot syndrome affects males and females in equal numbers. Approximately 150 cases have been reported in the medical literature.[rarediseases.org]

  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    A 4-year-old girl with influenza presented with epigastric pain and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Occult blood was positive in 35 cases (49 %); CRP levels were found increased in 19 cases (27 %); anti-streptolysin O titers were increased in 14 cases (20 %) and C3 in 18[ped-rheum.biomedcentral.com] Palpation of the epigastric area produced pain. The transplanted kidney was without pain or increased size. Laboratory results are summarised in Table 1.[revistanefrologia.com]

  • Leiomyosarcoma

    Abdominal pain, weight loss, epigastric tenderness & abdominal mass are the most commonly presenting symptoms [ 4 ].[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] These tumors most commonly affect the uterus and the abdominal cavity. [2] It occurs in the fifth to seventh decade and affects more males than females. [3] Leiomyosarcoma[faoj.org] Case Presentation A 65-year-old male presented to our department complaining of recurrent epigastric and upper right abdominal pain radiating to the back for the last 3 months[karger.com]

  • Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome

    A 42-year-old man with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome presented with epigastric pain, vomiting, and severe anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Affected Populations Turcot syndrome affects males and females in equal numbers. Approximately 150 cases have been reported in the medical literature.[rarediseases.org] Dental abnormalities may cause jaw pain. Gastric polyps may cause epigastric pain or bleeding. Duodenal polyps may cause pain, bleeding or obstructive jaundice.[patient.info]

  • Whipple Disease

    […] may occur in the epigastric area after food, mimicking peptic ulcer or gall bladder disease.[pmj.bmj.com] Demographics The disorder typically affects middle-aged men of European descent. Most cases have been reported in North America and Europe.[encyclopedia.com] […] malabsorption and diarrhoea may be inconsequential. 28-30 Though unusual, bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract, both occult and gross, is reported. 15, 31, 32 Abdominal pain[pmj.bmj.com]

  • Erosive Gastritis

    Abstract 37 patients with epigastric pain and chronic erosive gastritis underwent an open controlled therapeutic trial with bismuthsubsalicylate (BS).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A fecal occult blood test was positive.[cureus.com] […] both sexes with approximately the same frequency, though some studies have noted a slight male predominance. [82] The female-to-male ratio for autoimmune gastritis has been[emedicine.medscape.com]

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