891 Possible Causes for Bilious Vomiting

  • Acute Gastroenteritis
  • Duodenal Atresia

    When a neonate develops bilious vomiting, one should suspect a surgical condition.[aafp.org] If the defect is located proximal to the major duodenal papilla , nonbilious vomiting occurs, whereas a defect occurring distal to the papilla causes bilious vomiting.[amboss.com] Bilious vomiting commonly occurs within the first day of life. The vomiting is described as "bilious", because it contains bile acid.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    Typically presents with the combined symptoms of abdominal pain, bloating, vomiting, and failure to pass flatus or stool per rectum.[bestpractice.bmj.com] vomiting Distal: feculent vomiting High pitched bowel sounds X-ray: dilated bowel, air-fluid levels, “stack of coins” or “string of pearls” sign Modality of choice: CT NGT[roshreview.com] Small bowel obstruction (SBO) is a mechanical disruption in the patency of the gastrointestinal tract, resulting in a combination of emesis (that may be bilious), absolute[bestpractice.bmj.com]

  • Duodenal Stenosis

    When a neonate develops bilious vomiting, one should suspect a surgical condition.[aafp.org] If the defect is located proximal to the major duodenal papilla , nonbilious vomiting occurs, whereas a defect occurring distal to the papilla causes bilious vomiting.[amboss.com] He had intermittent non-bilious vomiting up to 20 times a day, constipation with bowels opening every 4 to 5 days and occasional bilious aspirates.[jpss.eu]

  • Intestinal Malrotation

    When a neonate develops bilious vomiting, one should suspect a surgical condition.[aafp.org] Malrotation often presents during the neonatal period with bilious vomiting.[pedsradiology.com] : bilious vomiting without abdominal distension Variable presentation in older children/adults: recurrent episodes of abdominal pain and vomiting; failure to gain weight;[amboss.com]

  • Hirschsprung's Disease

    About 75 percent of children with Hirschsprung disease have symptoms of abdominal distension, and about 25 percent have bilious vomiting. 2.[stlouischildrens.org] vomiting • In older infants  Wasting  Failure to thrive  Distended abdomen  Chronic constipation 16.[slideshare.net] View/Print Table TABLE 1 Symptoms of Hirschsprung’s Disease Infants Bilious vomiting Enterocolitis-associated diarrhea Failure to pass meconium in the first 24 hours of life[aafp.org]

  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis

    The baby may have lethargy, poor feeding, bilious vomiting, distended abdomen and blood in stools.[childrens.memorialhermann.org] Symptoms of Necrotizing Enterocolitis Babies with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) may have these symptoms: Green vomit (also called bilious because it contains bile, a liquid[seattlechildrens.org]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of the Small Intestine
  • Diaphragmatic Rupture
  • Otitis Media

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