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21 Possible Causes for Diverticulosis, Hyperactive Bowel Sounds, Left Lower Quadrant Pain

  • Diverticular Abscess

    Patient History A 73 year-old female presented to the emergency room with a 5-day history of left lower quadrant pain, fever and leukocytosis.[] Serial barium-enema studies over a nine-year period show the diverticulosis, perforation, abscess cavity, and finally the adenocarcinoma in the abscess cavity.[] Diverticulitis will present as a 67-year-old man with a long history of constipation presents with steady left lower quadrant pain.[]

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    A 28-year-old woman presents with a 7-month history of recurrent, crampy pain in the left lower quadrant, bloating with abdominal distention, and frequent, loose stools.[] The bowel sounds may vary depending on whether the patient has constipation (bowel sounds may be hypoactive) or diarrhea (bowel sounds may be hyperactive).[] LI: lactose intolerance; Other diagnoses included: colon diverticulosis ( n  3), celiac disease ( n  2), inflammatory bowel disease ( n  1), gastric cancer ( n  1), colon[]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    Diverticulitis of small intestine with perforation and abscess K57.00 …… without bleeding K57.1 Diverticular disease of small intestine without perforation or abscess K57.10 Diverticulosis[] You can suspect bowel obstruction, if you have intestinal hernia, abdominal cancer, diverticulosis, other chronic bowel disease, history of abdominal surgery, or you have[] […] late symptom) Fever and rapid heart beat (late symptoms, especially in complications) Large Bowel Obstruction (LBO) – Causes and Symptoms Main causes : Colorectal cancer Diverticulosis[]

  • Obstipation

    […] glycemic control hypothyroidism Systemic disorders amyloidosis lupus scleroderma Problems with the Colon and Rectum Intestinal obstruction, scar tissue—also called adhesions—diverticulosis[] Associated risk factors are severe diverticulosis, recent rectal surgery, long-term steroid use, faecal impaction and mishandling of the irrigation device.[]

  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    Intermittent left-lower-quadrant pain in the abdomen over a long period of time and generally recurring constipation may be caused by diverticulitis.[] At first, enteric stimuli resulting from the obstruction cause an increase in propulsive activity, causing hyperactive bowel sounds.[] Twenty-four patients (13 male) median age 68 years (range 56-92 years), ASA grade I (2), II (6), III (14) and IV (2), underwent surgery for LBO secondary to cancer (21) and diverticulosis[]

  • Diverticulitis

    A common area of pain is the left lower quadrant, including referred pain to low back or thigh from an abscess [6] .[] bowel sounds Absent bowel sounds (perforation) Generalized abdominal pain with rebound and guarding (perforation) Urinary tract findings (colovesicular/colovaginal fistula[] Colonic diverticulosis means the presence of diverticula in the colon. Causes Diverticulosis is fairly common as a person ages.[]

  • Abdominal Visceral Abscess

    It is associated with anorexia, nausea, and vomiting. — Diverticulitis – Left lower quadrant pain is the most common complaint.[] Abdominal examination revealed hyperactive bowel sounds and tenderness in the epigastrium & RUQ. Liver span was 14 cm. The rest of the examination was unremarkable.[] In diverticulitis sonography and CT show diverticulosis with segmental colonic wall thickening and inflammatory changes in the fat surrounding a diverticulum.[]

  • Sigmoid Volvulus

    On physical examination, bowel sounds were hyperactive, the abdomen was distended, firm, and diffusely tender to palpation with guarding.[] CURRENT CASE virtual colon: Sigmoid volvulus. 961 virtual colon: Diverticulosis and circular muscle hypertrophy sigmoid.[] Diverticulosis with subsequent scarring as well as muscular wall hypertrophy can cause stricturing of the colon, which can lead to large bowel obstruction and can be confused[]

  • Acute Mesenteric Ischemia

    Clinical features Typically presents with 3 clinical stages : Hyperactive phase Sudden onset of crampy abdominal pain (usually left lower quadrant) Bloody, loose stools 80%[] sounds absent - hyperactive septaecaemia AF heart murmurs INVESTIGATIONS bloods: unreliable diagnostically ABG: metabolic state lactate: elevation xray: exclude perforation[] Pain blood acute mesenteric ischemia Pain no blood diverticulitis No pain blood diverticulosis angiodysplasia Note: SDN Members do not see this ad. 5 Year Member Joined: Jul[]

  • Diverticulosis

    The symptoms of infected diverticuli include intense abdominal pain in the lower-left quadrant or abdominal pain that worsens over several days; nausea; fever; vomiting; constipation[] bowel sounds Absent bowel sounds (perforation) Generalized abdominal pain with rebound and guarding (perforation) Urinary tract findings (colovesicular/colovaginal fistula[] […] colitis associated with diverticulosis.[]

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