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544 Possible Causes for Constipation, Hypokalemia, Intestinal Obstruction

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    Hypovolemic (from vomiting) Hypochloremic (from vomiting) Hypokalemia (from vomiting) Alkalosis (from vomiting) What must be ruled out on physical exam in pts with SBO?[quizlet.com] CASE: A 29-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with abdominal pain, constipation, nausea, and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: Internal hernia; intestinal obstruction; transmesosigmoid hernia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pyloric Obstruction

    Renal compensation for this loss of H ions is by preserving protons at the expense of potassium and thus hypokalemia ensues with now, hypochloremic, hypokalemic metabolic[forums.studentdoctor.net] Common gastrointestinal symptoms experienced by patients with cancer can vary widely and include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, weight loss, decreased appetite,[cancertherapyadvisor.com] We report the case of a 2-day-old female neonate presenting with neonatal cholestasis, nonbilious vomiting with pyloric obstruction, and multiple intestinal atresias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    […] mean 324 pg/ml) and metabolic alkalosis (pH 7.5-7.6, mean 7.56) in all the patients, and in four of them high blood level of aldosterone (74-560 pg/ml, mean 295.9 pg/ml), hypokalemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Treatment of constipation and prevention of complete bowel obstruction are required for gastrointestinal management in CF.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The CFTR gene along with 2 or more modifier genes are the major determinants of intestinal obstruction in newborn CF patients, whereas intestinal obstruction in older CF patients[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ileus

    The patients had dilated bowels and hypokalemia; correction of the hypokalemia decreased the dilation.[ijam-web.org] Nonselective μ-opioid receptor antagonists reverse constipation and opioid-induced ileus but cross the blood-brain barrier and may reverse analgesia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Paralytic ileus; Intestinal volvulus; Bowel obstruction; Ileus; Pseudo-obstruction - intestinal; Colonic ileus; Small bowel obstruction Harris JW, Evers BM.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intestinal Disease

    Constipation and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are two common examples.[my.clevelandclinic.org] Pseudo-Obstruction Defined Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIP) is a rare disorder of gastrointestinal motility where coordinated contractions (peristalsis) in the[aboutkidsgi.org] Colorectal cancer Constipation Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are examples of inflammatory bowel disease.[doctors-hospitals-medical-cape-town-south-africa.blaauwberg.net]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    It is exacerbated by electrolyte disorders, particularly hypokalemia. Symptoms are similar to that of mechanical obstruction.[aci.health.nsw.gov.au] She developed persistent non-bilious vomiting that was associated with constipation soon after birth.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Intestinal obstruction is a blockage of the intestine that affects the passage of contents in the gut.[symptoma.com]

  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    Followinglaparotomy –smallbowel- 24h, stomach- 48h, colon- 3-5d •Inflammatione.g. pancreatitis •Thoracicconditions e.g. pneumonia, # ribs•Systemicdisorders e.g. sepsisintrabadmonal, hypokalemia[cram.com] The final diagnosis was large bowel obstruction secondary to constipation.[forums.acdis.org] There are different treatments depending on the type of bowel obstruction you have. Large Bowel (Intestinal) Obstruction Menu What is the large bowel?[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction

    While PD K losses often contribute to hypokalemia, the PD K loss was estimated to be only 39 mEq/day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] AIM: To determine long-term outcomes of surgical treatments for patients with constipation and features of colonic pseudo-obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Obstruction, Intestinal Obstructions, Obstruction, Intestinal, Unspecified intestinal obstruction, intestine obstruction, BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION, Intestinal[fpnotebook.com]

  • Acute Peritonitis

    Leukocytosis, hypokalemia, hypernatremia, and acidosis may be present, but they are not specific findings.[en.wikipedia.org] In the early stage of the disease, diarrhea is a frequent symptom, but soon gives way to obstinate constipation.[henriettes-herb.com] […] serious causes of acute peritonitis include perforation of the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, gallbladder, bile duct, bowel, appendix, colon, rectum, and bladder; trauma; intestinal[medicinenet.com]

  • Fecal Impaction

    […] sclerosis Spinal cord injury Cauda equina Parkinson disease Alzheimer disease Metabolic disease Hypothyroidism Hyperparathyroidism Diabetes mellitus Electrolyte disturbances Hypokalemia[unboundmedicine.com] Abstract Constipation is a significant problem in the long-term care patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A hitherto unreported clinical entity, namely fecal impaction following methadone ingestion simulating acute intestinal obstruction, is described.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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