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504 Possible Causes for Bowel Distention, Hernia, Vomiting

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    An internal hernia is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction, which can occur at any age.[] She developed persistent non-bilious vomiting that was associated with constipation soon after birth.[] Abdominal radiographs showed air-fluid levels with mild bowel distention and shadows of roundworms.[]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    Internal hernia related to paracecal hernia is a rare disease and is difficult to confirm by preoperative diagnosis.[] The signs and symptoms of small bowel obstruction include the following: Intermittent cramps in the abdomen Nausea accompanied by vomiting Bouts of constipation and diarrhea[] Abdominal X-Ray Small bowel distention Nasogastric tube is seen coiled in the gastric fundus CT Head Left occipital extracranial soft tissue hematoma Left occipital epidural[]

  • Ileus

    Laparotomy revealed chylous ascites with an incarcerated internal hernia of the small intestine, which was released without intestinal resection.[] Postoperative nausea and vomiting have high incidences.[] Small Bowel Distention Causes An Ileus may be caused any of the following conditions: Abdominal surgery. Joint or spine surgery. Injury or trauma.[]

  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    Internal hernias are a rare cause of intestinal obstruction. Paraduodenal hernias are the most common type of internal hernias.[] A 27-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 24-hour history of severe left iliac fossa pain associated with vomiting.[] During the freeze cycle of endoscopic spray cryotherapy, high-flow nitrogen was injected onto the tumor, which caused bowel distention.[]

  • Partial Small Bowel Obstruction

    Causes of SBO included jejunojejunostomy stenosis (n 6), adhesions (n 5), incarcerated ventral hernia (n 5), internal hernia (n 3), and other (n 2).[] Obstruction of the intestines due to adhesions resulting from previous abdominal surgery is painful, results in vomiting and dehydration and requires urgent medical and often[] Diagnosis: Factors predicting Bowel Obstruction History of prior surgery Constipation history Age over 50 years Vomiting Abdominal Distention Hyperactive bowel sounds X.[]

  • Volvulus of the Small Intestine

    Paraduodenal hernia is an uncommon cause of small bowel volvulus.[] When a neonate develops bilious vomiting, one should suspect a surgical condition.[] Laparotomy confirmed right paraduodenal hernia and volvulus of the small intestine out of the hernia sac.[]

  • Gastric Volvulus

    Acute gastric outlet obstruction due to gastric volvulus through Morgagni-type diaphragmatic hernia is an exceedingly rare cause of this nonspecific complaint.[] The authors report the case of a 75 year-old woman admitted to the emergency room with abdominal pain and coffee ground vomiting.[] Small bowel obstruction is a common clinical problem presenting with abdominal distention, colicky pain, absolute constipation and bilious vomiting.[]

  • Rectal Obstruction

    Case Report A one month old baby presented with right inguinal hernia, left undescended testis with hernia and supraumbilical hernia.[] The obstruction to led to copious vomiting, dehydration and renal failure which necessitated hemodialysis.[] During the freeze cycle of endoscopic spray cryotherapy, high-flow nitrogen was injected onto the tumor, which caused bowel distention.[]

  • Paralytic Ileus

    ICD-10-CM Codes › K00-K95 Diseases of the digestive system › K55-K64 Other diseases of intestines › K56- Paralytic ileus and intestinal obstruction without hernia › Paralytic[] Administration of intravenous fluids is done to replenish the lost fluids through vomiting and diarrhea.[] In contrast, mechanical obstructions cause progressive bowel distention, with distended proximal and collapsed distal segments.[]

  • Cecal Volvulus

    Nissen's fundoplication had been previously performed for severe hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal regurgitation at the age of 1 year.[] Symptoms include abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, constipation, cystic abdominal mass, and high-pitched bowel sounds.[] Rapid excess weight loss following laparoscopic gastric bypass leads to increased risk of internal hernia. Surg Endosc 2011 ; 25 : 1594 – 8.[]

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