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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[] Small bowel obstruction pattern with small bowel dilatation and air-fluid levels is present in 40% of perforations.[] Findings supportive of the diagnosis of appendicitis include 4 : aperistaltic, non-compressible, dilated appendix ( 6 mm outer diameter) appendicolith distinct appendiceal[]

  • Ascariasis

    Abdominal radiography showed dilated bowel loops and ultrasonogram showed worms in the small intestine and biliary tree.[] […] intestinal obstruction like abdominal distension, dilated bowel loops and multiple air fluid levels and free gas under diaphragm in cases with intestinal perforation.[] 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.[]

  • Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease

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

  • Heat Stroke

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

  • Diaphragmatic Eventration

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

  • Coffee

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

  • 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[] […] 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[]

  • Kyphosis

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

  • Abdominal Mass

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

  • 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.[]

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