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272 Possible Causes for Appendicitis, Hypovolemic Shock

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[quizlet.com] The patient’s final diagnosis was salmonellosis with perforated acute appendicitis and peritonitis.[actapediatrica.com]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    shock .[amboss.com] Two weeks earlier, she had developed vague abdominal pain and was operated on for suspected diagnosis of appendicitis, but her appendix was found to be normal on the pathology[onlinemedinfo.com] Neisseria meningitidis (n   16); Staphylococcus aureus (n   4); group B streptococcus (n   2); Streptococcus pneumoniae (n   1); and Escherichia coli (n   2), secondary to appendicitis[adc.bmj.com]

  • Ectopic Pregnancy

    In absolute emergency situations, a patient may present with severe tenderness, abdominal rigidity, involuntary guarding and signs of hypovolemic shock as well.[symptoma.com] Other, less common causes of tubal obstruction or blockage include abdominal infections such as appendicitis, pelvic tumors, and scar tissue formation after abdominal surgery[health.howstuffworks.com] Complications The most common complication is rupture with internal bleeding which may lead to hypovolemic shock.[aimu.us]

  • Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

    shock, ascites, and pleural and pericardial effusions. 5 This acute shift produces hypovolemia, which may result in multiple organ failure, hemoconcentration (hematocrit[mdedge.com] Large hydrothorax Pleural effusion Pericardial effusion Haematocrit 55% WCC 25 Hepato-renal failure ARDS Thromboembolism 2.2 Method/procedure Differential diagnosis Acute appendicitis[icid.salisbury.nhs.uk] The massive extravascular exudation can cause tense ascites, pleural and pericardial effusion, hypovolemic shock, oliguria, electrolyte imbalance (hyponatremia and hyperkalemia[joacc.com]

  • 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Amebiasis presenting as acute appendicitis is extremely rare.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Thus, an enlarged appendix does not necessarily indicate clinical appendicitis in patients with colonic amebiasis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Peritonitis

    Untreated hypovolemia can result in decreased cardiac output, and, ultimately, hypovolemic shock. 1 In addition to fluid shifts, foreign substances such as feces and mucus[uspharmacist.com] […] seen on CT in acute appendicitis Thickened appendix/periappendiceal stranding What is primary treatment for acute appendicitis What is treatment for questionable acute appendicitis[quizlet.com] The incidence of appendicitis has remained stable in the United States over the last 30 years, while the incidence of appendicitis is much lower in underdeveloped countries[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com]

  • Pseudomembranous Colitis

    Complications Hypovolemic shock, dehydration, and electrolytes depletion may occur.[slideshare.net] Acute appendicitis is a common cause for pediatric surgery, with an increasing incidence as this population ages.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (Left) Axial CECT in a 47-year-old man who had been taking antibiotics for 2 weeks for sinusitis, now presents with a 2-day history of RLQ pain, fever, and concern for appendicitis[radiologykey.com]

  • Diarrhea

    So far it is known in the literature that the clinical symptoms of campylobacteriosis can mimic appendicitis or acute colitis of inflammatory bowel disease but a mimicking[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Reflux (GER & GERD) in Infants Definition & Facts Symptoms & Causes Diagnosis Treatment Eating, Diet, & Nutrition Clinical Trials Anatomic Problems of the Lower GI Tract Appendicitis[niddk.nih.gov]

  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

    shock with renal failure, multiple organ dysfunction High risk for bacterial infection Main cause of death is sepsis , most often by Staph aureus and Pseudomonas aeroginosa[emdocs.net] ., pneumonia, trauma, appendicitis) or nonacute conditions (e.g., hernia, hemorrhoids) not associated with drug use.[bu.edu] […] and protein loss, electrolyte imbalances, bleeding, evaporative heat loss with subsequent hypothermia, insulin resistance, hypercatabolic state, infection and bacteremia, hypovolemic[emdocs.net]

  • Tubal Pregnancy

    A patient with heterotopic pregnancy carried the intrauterine pregnancy to term following first-trimester rupture of the tubal pregnancy, with hypovolemic shock.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Conclusion Although the combination of ectopic pregnancy and acute appendicitis is quite rare, it is wise to rule out concurrent acute appendicitis in patients of ectopic[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] The 38 year-old woman presented with gynaecologic haemorrhage, pelvic pain and hypovolemic shock.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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