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334 Possible Causes for Epigastric Tenderness

  • Influenza

    On physical examination, there was epigastric tenderness, but no other signs, such as skin rash. On the second day, she vomited blood 10 times.[] A 4-year-old girl with influenza presented with epigastric pain and vomiting.[]

  • Appendicitis

    Abstract This case report describes a young man who presented with 9-day history of sudden-onset epigastric and right-sided lower abdominal pain.[] Abdominal tenderness, migrating then localizing to the right lower quadrant.[] Tenderness was present in the peri-umbilical area and right iliac fossa. Investigations revealed a raised total leucocyte count (predominantly neutrophilic).[]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Hyperpigmentation (primary adrenal insufficiency) is common but not diagnostic, epigastric tenderness is common.[] […] adrenal insufficiency is suspected as an outpatient the symptoms are often vague and frequently consist of weight loss, fatigue, gastrointestinal pain that can be diffuse or epigastric[]

  • Peptic Ulcer

    There may be some epigastric tenderness, but often there are no other signs on physical examination.[] tenderness Right upper quadrant tenderness which may suggest a biliary etiolog Guaiac-positive stool as a result of occult blood loss Melena as a result of acute or subacute[] General Peptic Ulcer Symptoms Epigastric tenderness Gastric: epigastrium; left of midline Duodenal: mid to right of epigastrium Sharp, burning, aching, gnawing pain Dyspepsia[]

  • Acute Cholecystitis

    There is moderate epigastric tenderness and guarding throughout the abdomen, but no rigidity. Pelvic and rectal examination results are unremarkable.[] tenderness to palpation Variable presence of rebound/guarding Tenderness with an inspiratory pause during palpation of the RUQ during a deep breath (Murphy’s sign) Best test[] Rebound tenderness and guarding are often present.[]

  • Splenic Rupture

    On examination she was pale and had abdominal tenderness predominant in the right upper quadrant.[] On arrival, the patient was hypotensive and tachycardic, with tenderness in the epigastrium.[] Abstract A 22-year-old woman presented with a 3-day history of worsening epigastric pain, non-productive cough and vomiting.[]

  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

    AIMS: This meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of regorafenib as a treatment for patients with advanced (metastatic and/or unresectable) gastrointestinal stromal tumor (AGIST) after developing resistance to imatinib and sunitinib. METHODS: A literature search of databases such as PubMed,[…][]

  • Gastric Cancer

    BACKGROUND: The association of preoperative systemic and intraperitoneal chemotherapy has been described in Eastern patients with very good outcomes in treatment responders. The aim of this paper is to describe the initial results of this multidisciplinary regimen in gastric cancer patients with very advanced[…][]

  • Duodenal Disease

    BACKGROUND: There is a high prevalence of gastro-duodenal disease in sub-Saharan Africa. Peptic ulcer disease in dyspeptic patients, 24.5%, was comparable to prevalence of gastro-duodenal disease among symptomatic individuals in developed countries (12 - 25%). Limited data exists regarding its associated risk[…][]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Physical exercise training may form an important part of regular care for people with cystic fibrosis. This is an update of a previously published review. To assess the effects of physical exercise training on exercise capacity by peak oxygen consumption, pulmonary function by forced expiratory volume in one[…][]

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