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1,039 Possible Causes for Dilated Bowel

  • Appendicitis

    In these infants, abdominal ultrasound demonstrated ileocecal bowel dilatation, intestinal and bowel wall thickening, and localized encapsulated effusion in the right lower[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Small bowel obstruction pattern with small bowel dilatation and air-fluid levels is present in 40% of perforations.[radiopaedia.org] Findings supportive of the diagnosis of appendicitis include 4 : aperistaltic, non-compressible, dilated appendix ( 6 mm outer diameter) appendicolith distinct appendiceal[radiopaedia.org]

  • Ascariasis

    Abdominal radiography showed dilated bowel loops and ultrasonogram showed worms in the small intestine and biliary tree.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] intestinal obstruction like abdominal distension, dilated bowel loops and multiple air fluid levels and free gas under diaphragm in cases with intestinal perforation.[afrjpaedsurg.org] If a bowel obstruction is present, the typical pattern of gas-filled, dilated loops of small bowel with multiple gas-fluid levels can be seen on an upright radiograph.[radiopaedia.org]

  • Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease

    The abdominal roentgenograms showed dilated bowel loops, pneumatosis intestinalis, and pneumoperitoneum. Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) was diagnosed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heat Stroke

    Acute abdomen, bloody diarrhea, dilated bowel loop, and unexplained shock should be considered as warning signs of colonic ischemia and consequent perforation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diaphragmatic Eventration

    Bedside transthoracic echocardiography demonstrated dilated bowel loops within the chest cavity compressing the right atrium.[shmabstracts.com]

  • Coffee

    Prenatal ultrasound showed dilated bowel loops with the appearance of a 'coffee bean sign'.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hydrosalpinx

    […] obstruction : at the pelvic level with dilated bowel loops : a dilated tube can be distinguished from pelvic bowel loops from the lack of peristalsis dilated pelvic veins[radiopaedia.org] […] separate ovary helps distinguish a hydrosalpinx from a cystic ovarian mass, an important distinction because malignancy is rare with an extraovarian cystic adnexal mass bowel[radiopaedia.org]

  • Kyphosis

    Because of the kyphosis, most of the dilated bowel was compressing her thoracic cavity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Abdominal Mass

    Dilated bowel as part of duodenal atresia.[contemporaryobgyn.modernmedicine.com] […] of dilated large bowel should raise suspicion for colonic atresia.[contemporaryobgyn.modernmedicine.com] Anorectal atresia can result in dilated large bowel that is typically overt and severe.[contemporaryobgyn.modernmedicine.com]

  • Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Deficiency

    With regards to CSID, dilated bowel loops and slightly thickened intestinal walls are frequently observed in sonography - possibly even before birth.[symptoma.com]

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