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95 Possible Causes for Appendicitis, Hyperactive Bowel Sounds

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Four illustrative case histories are presented to emphasize the need for a high index of suspicion if diseases such as malaria, septicaemia or appendicitis are not to be missed[] Carcinoid Adrenal insuff Alcoholism Lymphoma HUS/HSP What is the most common cause of bacterial enteritis Name 3 subtypes of campylobacter What bacterial pathogens most mimic appendicitis[] The patient’s final diagnosis was salmonellosis with perforated acute appendicitis and peritonitis.[]

  • Amebiasis

    We report a case of appendicitis caused by amebiasis in a 45-year-old Japanese man. He presented to our hospital with bloody stools in June 1998.[] bowel sound, vomiting, and change in stool texture.[] Amebiasis presenting as acute appendicitis is extremely rare.[]

  • Volvulus

    bowel sounds High rate of mortality, particularly in older patients ( Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2013;17:127 ) Radiology description Dilated loops of intestine Volvulus may[] Caecal volvulus precipitated by acute appendicitis is even rarer. We report an unusual case of caecal volvulus with acute appendicitis as a cause.[] MISCELLANEOUS FUNCTIONAL OBSTRUCTION 495 INFECTION AND INFLAMMATION OF THE LARGE BOWEL 496 ACUTE APPENDICITIS 519 NEOPLASMS OF THE LARGE BOWEL 523 INHERITED HAMARTOMATOUS[]

  • Decreased Bowel Sounds

    Decreased or absent bowel sounds often indicate constipation. Increased ( hyperactive ) bowel sounds can sometimes be heard even without a stethoscope.[] […] minutes before declaring an absence of bowel sounds. [1] Differential Diagnosis Common Causes Intestinal obstruction Adynamic ileus Intestinal ischemia Peritonitis Acute appendicitis[] Appendicitis may be recurrent (this is a controversial issue).[]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    Her physical exam reveals hyperactive bowel sounds, diffuse abdominal tenderness and distention. An abdominal x-ray is shown below.[] Appendicitis presenting at small bowel obstruction due to the formation of encircling loop around a bowel segment is a rare occurrence.[] On the other hand, if very hyperactive bowel sounds are heard they are indicative of mechanical obstruction.[]

  • Endometriosis

    Pelvic pain can be very similar to that of appendicitis; patients complain of pain in the lower right region of their abdomens.[] Examination revealed hyperactive bowel sounds with scant fecal matter on rectal examination.[] It can mask itself as a number of conditions causing your doctor to misdiagnose or mistreat your condition as: IBS Appendicitis Hemorrhagic Cysts Need for Hysterectomy A regular[]

  • Shigella Enteritis

    […] and liver) A06.6 Amoebic brain abscess ( G07* ) Amoebic abscess of brain (and liver)(and lung) A06.7 Cutaneous amoebiasis A06.8 Amoebic infection of other sites Amoebic: · appendicitis[]

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    The bowel sounds may vary depending on whether the patient has constipation (bowel sounds may be hypoactive) or diarrhea (bowel sounds may be hyperactive).[] Reflux (GER & GERD) in Infants Definition & Facts Symptoms & Causes Diagnosis Treatment Eating, Diet, & Nutrition Clinical Trials Anatomic Problems of the Lower GI Tract Appendicitis[]

  • Acute Mesenteric Ischemia

    Acute appendicitis, ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, acute pancreatitis, and acute cholecystitis were used as reference diagnoses, and the age-specific incidence rates[] sounds absent - hyperactive septaecaemia AF heart murmurs INVESTIGATIONS bloods: unreliable diagnostically ABG: metabolic state lactate: elevation xray: exclude perforation[] Acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI) is generally thought to be a rare disease, but in fact, it is more common cause of acute abdomen than appendicitis or ruptured abdominal aortic[]

  • 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.[] Because diarrhea, nausea, and abdominal pain may be caused by many types of illnesses, it is important to consider other causes of these symptoms, such as appendicitis, bowel[] […] generally not needed. [41] Differential diagnosis Other potential causes of signs and symptoms that mimic those seen in gastroenteritis that need to be ruled out include appendicitis[]

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