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313 Possible Causes for Appendicitis, Serositis

  • Familial Mediterranean Fever

    Abstract Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by periodic fever and serosal inflammation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Appendectomies: Many patients with undiagnosed FMF have undergone appendectomy because the severity of the peritoneal episodes seemed to indicate appendicitis.[emedicine.com] BACKGROUND: Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is a disorder characterized by recurrent attacks of fever and serosal inflammation, particularly abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Endometriosis

    Interestingly, MM in the setting of endometriosis has only been observed in the peritoneum and not in other serosal cavities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pelvic pain can be very similar to that of appendicitis; patients complain of pain in the lower right region of their abdomens.[alternativesurgery.com] Appendicitis . Primary dysmenorrhoea . Irritable bowel syndrome . Uterine fibroids . Urinary tract infection .[patient.info]

  • Appendicitis

    As the inflammation worsens, an exudate forms on the appendiceal serosal surface.[emedicine.com] […] appendix inflammation edit English appendicitis inflammation of the appendix epityphlitis acute appendicitis acute appendicitis with generalized peritonitis acute appendicitis[wikidata.org] GISTs can either grow into the mucosa causing ulceration or protrude towards the serosal side[ 70 ].[doi.org]

  • Retrocecal Appendicitis

    The influx of neutrophils causes a fibropurulent reaction on the serosal surface, irritating the surrounding parietal peritoneum.[iam-doctor.blogspot.com] We have performed a preoperative ultrasound study in 368 children with acute appendicitis. Among the, 92 had a retrocecal appendicitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVE: To describe the clinical presentation and computed tomographic (CT) features of ascending retrocecal appendicitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Polyserositis

    Treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus-serositis. In: Current diagnosis and treatment: rheumatology. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2013.[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com] Emergency surgery revealed acute appendicitis with perforation and subsequent diffuse peritonitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Familial Mediterranean fever can have nonspecific manifestations that mimic many common acquired disorders such as infections, acute appendicitis, cholecystitis, and arthritis[readbyqxmd.com]

  • Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis

    Serosal form is one subtype of EG. The aetiology and pathogenesis of EG are unknown and the diagnosis and treatment properly are difficult for physician.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, the procedure revealed bowel edema and a moderate amount of ascites without evidence of a suppurative appendicitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sonographic visualization of nodular peritoneal deposits associated with eosinophilic ascites permitted the diagnosis of the serosal form of eosinophilic gastroenteritis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Kramer, MD, et al April 1, 2019 Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management March 4, 2019 Risk for Appendicitis, Cholecystitis, or Diverticulitis in Patients With Psoriasis March[jcomjournal.com]

  • Partial Intestinal Obstruction

    Fig. 3 Histology of the surgical specimen showed focal submucosal hemorrhage and serosal scarring.[karger.com] […] mimic intestinal obstruction: Severe abdominal bloating from any cause Severe constipation Food poisoning Gallbladder disorders Acute pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer Acute appendicitis[healthhype.com] ., appendicitis, cholecystitis ) and peritonitis Medication (e.g., anticholinergics, opioids, antidepressants ) References: [1] [2] Differential diagnoses The differential[amboss.com]

  • Cecum Diverticulum

    Diastatic serosal lacerations: an unrecognized complication of colonoscopy. Gastroenterology. 1974;67:1245–1247. PubMed Macrae, FA, Tan, KG, Williams, CB.[hdda.net] Clarke recorded a case of appendicitis cured by it.[books.google.de] […] larger-caliber cecum. 63 The differential diagnosis of a lesion with an apple core appearance is focal diverticulitis, ischemic colitis, ulcerative colitis, endometriosis, amebiasis, serosal[appliedradiology.com]

  • Tubal Pregnancy

    Before the incision, desiccation of the serosal vessels along the anticipated incisional line is performed with an electrosurgical device or defocused CO 2 laser beam.[glowm.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] […] latter scenario may include an intrauterine pregnancy with a hemorrhagic corpus luteum cyst or an intrauterine pregnancy with an adnexal mass, as can be found with concurrent appendicitis[emedicine.com]

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