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16 Possible Causes for Constipation, Periumbilical Pain, Tympanitic Abdomen

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    She developed persistent non-bilious vomiting that was associated with constipation soon after birth.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Evaluate pain . Crampy abdominal pain, an early sign, may be centered in the periumbilical area.[nurses.com] Abdominal palpation may reveal a distended, tympanitic abdomen; however, this finding may not be present in patients with early or proximal obstruction.[aafp.org]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    CASE: A 29-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with abdominal pain, constipation, nausea, and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Evaluate pain . Crampy abdominal pain, an early sign, may be centered in the periumbilical area.[nurses.com] Abdominal palpation may reveal a distended, tympanitic abdomen; however, this finding may not be present in patients with early or proximal obstruction.[aafp.org]

  • Sigmoid Volvulus

    Distention may compromise Respiratory & cardiac function Tympanitic abdomen, Abdominal distention /- palpable mass Diagnosis - Abdominal plain films usually diagnostic Inverted[quizlet.com] We present a rare clinical case of acute abdomen due to torsion of wandering spleen and volvulus of sigmoid in a 14-year-old girl presented with painful periumbilical mass[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A man in his thirties presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of constipation and acute abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cecal Volvulus

    Constipation Other names Costiveness, [1] dyschezia [2] Constipation in a young child seen on X-ray.[en.wikipedia.org] Condition Presentation Diagnosis Management Appendicitis [14] Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, fever Periumbilical pain, migrates to RLQ Clinical (history & physical exam[en.wikipedia.org] Abdomen Rebound Tenderness: in cases with peritonitis/bowel ischemia Nausea/Vomiting (see Nausea and Vomiting, [[Nausea and Vomiting]]) Obstipation : failure to pass stools[mdnxs.com]

  • Volvulus of the Small Intestine

    "What is Constipation?" . What Can Be Done About Constipation . Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates. LAcolon.com. Archived from the original on 2012-06-13 .[en.wikipedia.org] , nausea and vomiting are nonspecific. 4 The most important clue is a recent history of intermittent, recurring abdominal pain that is usually periumbilical or epigastric[cmaj.ca] Patients experience abdominal pain, distension, and absolute constipation.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Intestinal Perforation

    Here are some potential pitfalls where medical malpractice can occur: Misdiagnoses of constipation – In some instances, a doctor will diagnosis a bowel obstruction as constipation[cuthbertlaw.com] Abdominal palpation may reveal a distended, tympanitic abdomen; however, this finding may not be present in patients with early or proximal obstruction.[aafp.org] METHODS: A suspected case of typhoid fever was defined as fever and abdominal pain in a person with either vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, headache, weakness, arthralgia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Volvulus

    abdomen Abdominal distention /- palpable mass Diagnosis Abdominal plain films usually diagnostic Inverted U-shaped appearance of distended sigmoid loop Largest and most dilated[learningradiology.com] Recurrent, intermittent periumbilical or epigastric pain occurring after ingestion of a meal with severity out of proportion to clinical examination is an important clinical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] What is Constipation?[web.archive.org]

  • Enterolith

    A 30-year-old woman presented with a short history of abdominal pain which rapidly progressed to absolute constipation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Case Report An 86-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 6-hour history of generalized abdominal pain mainly located in the periumbilical region, without[cyberleninka.org] The abdomen was somewhat distended and tympanitic, with diffuse tenderness and generalized muscle guarding. There was a leukocytosis of 20,450.[pubs.rsna.org]

  • Left-sided Appendicitis

    CONSTIPATION Acute constipation usually has an organic cause (e.g., gastroenteritis, appendicitis), while chronic constipation usually has a functional cause (e.g., low-residue[aafp.org] With the patient adequately undressed and comfortable, systematically examine the abdomen - inspection, percussion (abdomen may be tympanitic in bowel obstruction), palpation[patient.info] Constipation, bloody stools and weight loss are often present as well.[livestrong.com]

  • Pneumoperitoneum

    Causes of acute abdomen in children Constipation Prescription Did you ever think feeling angry and irritable could be a symptom of constipation?[europeanmedical.info] On the physical exam the abdomen is usually tympanitic and rigid. Rectal prolapse or crepitus from trapping of subcutaneous air in the abdominal wall may be also seen.[bmcgastroenterol.biomedcentral.com] No previous constipation or obstructive defecation existed. Six newborns had meconium defecation within 24 hours after birth.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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