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75 Possible Causes for Appendicitis, Hyperactive Bowel Sounds

  • 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[]

  • 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[] Lower abdominal pain could be appendicitis or sigmoid diverticulitis, or it could have a gynecologic or urologic cause.[]

  • 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).[]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    Examination revealed hyperactive bowel sounds with scant fecal matter on rectal examination.[] Keywords Appendicitis Acute Appendicitis Small Bowel Obstruction Computerise Tomography Iliac Fossa Introduction Acute appendicitis may rarely present as small bowel obstruction[] Diagnosis: —The diagnosis of intestinal obstruction may be difficult in the early stages and must be differentiated chiefly from appendicitis.[]

  • Partial Small Bowel Obstruction

    Patients showed symptoms between 1 and 20 days postoperatively and had findings ranging from hypoactive (45%), to normal (30%), to hyperactive (25%) bowel sounds.[] The findings of acute appendicitis on CT have been extensively described in the literature.[] Signs Vital Sign s: Dehydration vs SIRS Criteria ( Sepsis ) Sinus Tachycardia Hypotension Bowel sounds Initial: High pitched, hyperactive bowel sounds Later: Hypoactive or[]

  • 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.[] Common causes of gestational intestinal obstruction include adhesions, volvulus, intussusceptions, hernia and appendicitis [ 3 ].[]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    On the other hand, if very hyperactive bowel sounds are heard they are indicative of mechanical obstruction.[] Appendicitis presenting at small bowel obstruction due to the formation of encircling loop around a bowel segment is a rare occurrence.[] Since appendicitis was suspected, she underwent a laparoscopic examination. An inflamed mass was seen near the cecum, and diverticulitis was diagnosed.[]

  • Diverticular Abscess

    Wangsteen, OH, Bowers, WF 1937 Significance of the obstructive factor in the genesis of acute appendicitis Arch Surg 34 496 526 Google Scholar 15.[] […] diverticula, but may be required for the drainage/removal of abscesses, repair of fistulae, and management of peritonitis Abdominal Abscess Most commonly caused by perforated appendicitis[] 3 Breast cancer, lymphadema, ovarian cysts,fibroid, atrophic kidney, gallbladder polyps, diverticula, appendicitis, osteoprosis, ddd are they connected?[]

  • Recurrent Small Bowel Obstruction

    Signs Vital Sign s: Dehydration vs SIRS Criteria ( Sepsis ) Sinus Tachycardia Hypotension Bowel sounds Initial: High pitched, hyperactive bowel sounds Later: Hypoactive or[] ., appendicitis, cholecystitis ) and peritonitis Medication (e.g., anticholinergics, opioids, antidepressants ) References: [1] [2] Differential diagnoses The differential[] […] electrolyte, or mineral imbalances (such as decreased potassium level) Abdominal surgery Decreased blood supply to the intestines Infections inside the abdomen, such as appendicitis[]

  • Acute Mesenteric Ischemia

    sounds absent - hyperactive septicaemia AF heart murmurs INVESTIGATIONS bloods: unreliable diagnostically ABG: metabolic state lactate: elevation xray: exclude perforation[] Acute appendicitis, ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, acute pancreatitis, and acute cholecystitis were used as reference diagnoses, and the age-specific incidence rates[] 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[]

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