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285 Possible Causes for Hernia, Left Upper Quadrant Pain

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    An internal hernia is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction, which can occur at any age.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Left paraduodenal hernia is a rare congenital anomaly which arises from an error of rotation of the midgut; sometimes can be responsible for intestinal occlusion, that require[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a case of congenital diaphragmatic hernia diagnosed in an adult.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    Internal hernia related to paracecal hernia is a rare disease and is difficult to confirm by preoperative diagnosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An intramesosigmoid hernia is 1 of the 3 rare types of sigmoid-related hernias that could be complicated by intestinal obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On exploration she was found to have an obstructed obturator hernia, which is a rare pelvic hernia with an incidence of 0.07-1.4% of all intra-abdominal hernias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    Internal hernias are a rare cause of intestinal obstruction. Paraduodenal hernias are the most common type of internal hernias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Posttraumatic diaphragmatic hernia is a rare cause of large bowel obstruction, and can present weeks or years after the initial trauma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe a 70-year-old woman presenting with large bowel obstruction secondary to incarceration of the mid descending colon within a lumbar hernia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Constipation

    Hernia – an abdominal hernia can reduce intra-abdominal pressure, which makes it more difficult to pass a motion.[web.archive.org] A Case of Obturator Hernia Originated from Femoral Abscess Kazunori YOSHIDA, Ikuho KOYAMA, Hiroaki MIZOKAMI, [in Japanese], [in Japanese], [in Japanese], [in Japanese], [in[doi.org] Treatment for underlying disorder – such as surgery to repair an abdominal hernia, hormone replacement therapy for hypothyroidism, or anaesthetic cream and sitz (salt water[web.archive.org]

  • Splenic Rupture

    To our knowledge, this is the first report in the literature describing a splenic rupture that occurred within the hernia sac of a congenital umbilical hernia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] While awaiting further investigation, the patient developed acute onset left upper quadrant pain, peritonism and hypovolaemic shock.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He complains of extreme abdominal pain worse in the left upper quadrant which has worsened over the past 30 minutes.[medbullets.com]

  • Rib Fracture

    Intercostal pulmonary hernia, a protrusion of lung parenchyma with overlying pleural membranes through an abnormal defect in the thoracic cage, is an uncommon phenomenon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A pseudohernia is an abdominal wall bulge that may be mistaken for a hernia but that lacks the disruption of the abdominal wall that characterizes a hernia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This method provides pain relief and promotes healing of the nonunion gap without pulmonary hernia development.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subphrenic Abscess

    Traumatic diaphragmatic hernias can be difficult to diagnose because of their varied clinical and radiologic signs and because patients may not present with symptoms for months[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He complains of extreme abdominal pain worse in the left upper quadrant which has worsened over the past 30 minutes.[medbullets.com] A 56-year-old man with a large paraesophageal hiatus hernia, treated in a tforeign clinic with a Nissen fimdoplication (when a lesion of the gastric fornix during laparoscopic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

    Six patients from the two groups developed new abdominal hernias at 36 5 months (6-55 months) after starting PD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 42-year-old man known to have autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease presented with sudden left-upper-quadrant pain and hypotension.[emedicine.com] Six patients from the two groups developed new abdominal hernias at 36   5 months (6–55 months) after starting PD.[doi.org]

  • Polycystic Kidney Disease

    There was an increased risk of hernia in PKD patients (OR 2.28 [95% CI, 1.26-4.12]).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 42-year-old man known to have autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease presented with sudden left-upper-quadrant pain and hypotension.[emedicine.com] No statistically significant differences were observed in rates of postoperative ileus, deep vein thrombosis, small bowel obstruction, urinary stricture, urine leak, hernia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Herpes Zoster

    A 72-year-old man presented with abdominal segmental hernia, constipation, and pain following HZ in the left T9-10 dermatome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal computed tomography at L3, which was the level of muscle weakness, did not show the presence of an existing hernia, mass or accumulation of fluid in the abdominal[cmaj.ca] Sixteen days before presentation, he had developed a painful herpetic rash in the left upper abdominal quadrant.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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