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59 Possible Causes for Constipation, Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Periumbilical Pain

  • Appendicitis

    Other symptoms may include: Swelling in the abdomen Loss of appetite Nausea and vomiting Constipation or diarrhea Inability to pass gas Low fever Not everyone with appendicitis[] Snap Shot 24-year-old presents with nausea, vomiting, constipation, and periumbilical pain that settles in the lower right quadrant.[] A 55-year female presented in surgical emergency with 3 days history of abdominal pain, distension and absolute constipation; and 2 days history of vomiting.[]

  • Mesenteric Vein Thrombosis

    These patients presented with abdominal pain, constipation, and/or emesis approximately 12 days following surgery.[] A 76-year-old Caucasian man presented with acute onset of intense periumbilical abdominal pain associated with nonbloody diarrhea.[] Symptoms may include any of the following: Abdominal pain, which may get worse after eating and over time Bloating Constipation Bloody diarrhea Fever Septic shock Lower gastrointestinal[]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    He experienced lower abdomen pain, nausea, vomiting, and constipation 10 years ago.[] Gastrointestinal symptoms may also arise including nausea, vomiting, constipation and diarrhea.[] […] such as drugs, hormones, dietary changes, infections diseases and surgery that trigger the appearance of symptoms, which include neurological disorders, abdominal pain, constipation[]

  • Acute Hepatic Porphyria

    Most important symptoms are related to the gastrointestinal tract and include intense and nonspecific abdominal pain that may be cramping, constipation, nausea, vomiting,[] Symptoms include pain in the chest or abdomen, vomiting, and diarrhea or constipation.[] Pronunciation or Specialty Hematology, dermatology, neurology Symptoms Depending on subtype– abdominal pain, chest pain, vomiting, confusion, constipation, fever, seizures[]

  • Acute Superior Mesenteric Artery Insufficiency

    Weight loss Diarrhea Nausea and/or vomiting Flatulence Constipation Risk factors for mesenteric disease include: Family history of vascular disease Age (60 and older) Tobacco[] Clinical presentation is classically that of acute onset of severe periumbilical pain that is out of proportion to physical exam findings, /- nausea/vomiting.[] Postprandial periumbilical pain Stab-like epigastric pain, regardless of the food intake Bloody diarrhoea Paralytic ileus with constipation Acute abdomen 3.[]

  • Mesenteric Infarction

    Change in eating habits due to post-meal pain or fear of eating Flatulence Constipation Weight loss Abdominal swelling Nausea and vomiting Fever Diarrhea or constipation Rectal[] The most common is the 10—30 minutes postprandial occurring dull abdominal pain. It is periumbilically localized and lasts for one to four hours.[] […] proportion to the benign abdominal examination), weight loss (an important clue even in the acute presentation), bowel emptying, and altered bowel function (vomiting, bloating, constipation[]

  • Embolic Mesenteric Infarction

    […] if ischemia continues: abdominal pain becomes more widespread, the belly becomes more tender to the touch, and bowel motility decreases, resulting in abdominal bloating, constipation[] Clinical presentation is classically that of acute onset of severe periumbilical pain that is out of proportion to physical exam findings, /- nausea/vomiting.[] In the evening on the same day, he complained of acute and persistent periumbilical pain without abdominal distension.[]

  • Retrocecal Appendicitis

    A high index of suspicion should be maintained when attributing pain to constipation, especially in a child who does not have a prior history of constipation.[] RESULTS: Patients presented with right lower abdominal pain (49%, 16/33), right flank pain (24%, 8/33), right upper abdominal pain (18%, 6/33), and periumbilical pain (15%[] Thirty-six percent of the patients had the classic appendicitis scenario of periumbilical pain localizing to the right lower quadrant, accompanied by anorexia, nausea and[]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    Generally patients appear acutely ill and sweaty and report feelings of malaise, while about 20% experience upper abdominal distention attributable to gastric distention or[] Other symptoms include vomiting, constipation and pyrexia. Two main causes - alcohol abuse and gall stone disease – account for the majority ( 80 %) of cases.[] […] in the left upper quadrant, periumbilical region, and/or epigastrium, although in some cases acute pancreatitis may be painless.[]

  • Viral Gastroenteritis

    The GSRS item were grouped in five dimensions: abdominal pain, reflux, indigestion, diarrhea, and constipation.[] Symptoms of dehydration: decrease in urination dry mouth and throat lethargy feeling dizzy when standing up constipation Children who are dehydrated may cry with few or no[] Loperamide is not recommended for individuals under 6 years of age, except under the supervision of primary care provider. 1 The most common adverse effects include dizziness and constipation[]

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