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22 Possible Causes for Elevated Sedimentation Rate, Gallbladder Tenderness

  • Pericholecystic Abscess

    […] may or may not be present Abd/GI/GU RUQ tenderness (most common); may have diffuse epigastric tenderness w/o RUQ localization Rebound tenderness Palpable gallbladder may[] A physical examination will reveal how tender the gallbladder is.[] Transverse sonogram at the spot of maximum tenderness shows a non-compressible hydropically distended thick-walled gallbladder (arrowheads), with an intraluminal stone and[]

  • Chronic Cholecystitis

    rate Elevated levels in any of these tests, along with positive symptoms and signs or imaging studies showing gallbladder disease, could indicate gallbladder inflammation[] Cholecystitis is inflammation of the wall of gallbladder that results in pain in right upper quadrant of abdomen along with tenderness.[] - Hyperasthesia at 9th to 11th rib posteriorly on R side PALPABLE TENDER GALLBLADDER TACHYCARDIA 11.[]

  • Subphrenic Abscess

    The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is commonly elevated. Liver function tests are helpful.[] Patients can develop symptoms like tenderness and pressure in the abdomen, fever, restlessness, nausea, fatigue, and a feeling of general malaise.[] These abscesses can also occur when a patient with a severely inflamed gallbladder or appendix experiences a rupture, when an anastomosis in the bowel ruptures, or when an[]

  • Liver Abscess

    Diagnostic Tests/Procedures Lab: anemia, leukocytosis, an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and abnormal liver function tests, especially an elevated serum alkaline[] Ultrasound (US) shows dilated CBD to 11 mm, cholelithiasis and gallbladder wall thickness.[] Laboratory exams may reveal alteration of the liver function tests, leukocytosis with neutrophilia, and increase in the erythrocyte sedimentation rate.[]

  • Abdominal Visceral Abscess

    The imaging appearance of cholecystis consists of an enlarged hydropic (meaning non-compressible) gallbladder with a thickened wall in the region of maximum tenderness (the[] The gallbladder is enlarged with edematous thickening of its wall (arrowhead), and some regional fat-stranding can be found.[]

  • Polyarteritis Nodosa

    Physical examination was remarkable for right upper quadrant abdominal tenderness.[] He had symptoms of myalgia and weight loss, was afebrile but had an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate and acute-on-chronic renal impairment.[] Ordinary blood tests often show elevated sedimentation rates (SR) and anaemia as signs of general inflammation.[]

  • Pylephlebitis

    During his evaluation, the surgeon found no tenderness or distension on physical exam, but noted the abnormal lab findings, as well as the gallbladder wall thickening on ultrasound[]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    The typical presentation of multiple myeloma is anemia, back pain, and an elevated sedimentation rate.[] During the examination, a doctor often notes that the abdomen is tender and the abdominal wall muscles may be rigid.[] Diagnosis Blood tests Imaging tests Characteristic abdominal pain leads a doctor to suspect acute pancreatitis, especially in a person who has gallbladder disease or who drinks[]

  • Omental Infarction

    Physical examination revealed epigastric and right upper abdominal fullness, and laboratory studies showed elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rates, with normal leukocyte[] On examination, the patient was tender and Murphy’s sign was elicited.[] rate.[]

  • Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis

    Elevated IgE, allergy evaluation by skin and serum radioallergosorbent tests, hypoalbuminaemia, increased faecal α-1 anti-trypsin levels, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation[] On examination, he was icteric, temperature 38.8 C, with right upper abdominal tenderness, and a palpable gallbladder.[] The erythrocyte sedimentation rate is rarely elevated [ 3, 12 ].[]

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