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23 Possible Causes for High Pitched Bowel Sounds, Hyperactive Bowel Sounds

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    On the other hand, if very hyperactive bowel sounds are heard they are indicative of mechanical obstruction.[symptoma.com] High pitched bowel sounds X-ray: dilated bowel, air-fluid levels, “stack of coins” or “string of pearls” sign Modality of choice: CT NGT, surgery Podcast Ep 1: The Rosh Review[roshreview.com] Signs Vital Sign s: Dehydration vs SIRS Criteria ( Sepsis ) Sinus Tachycardia Hypotension Bowel sounds Initial: High pitched, hyperactive bowel sounds Later: Hypoactive or[fpnotebook.com]

  • Recurrent Small Bowel Obstruction

    Signs Vital Sign s: Dehydration vs SIRS Criteria ( Sepsis ) Sinus Tachycardia Hypotension Bowel sounds Initial: High pitched, hyperactive bowel sounds Later: Hypoactive or[fpnotebook.com] Clinical signs include abdominal distention, tympany due to an air-filled stomach and high-pitched bowel sounds. [ 9 ] History There is considerable overlap with the presentation[patient.info] Bowel sounds on auscultation are typically absent in paralytic ileus, whereas mechanical obstructions present with a high-pitched tinkling sound.[amboss.com]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    Clinical signs include abdominal distention, tympany due to an air-filled stomach and high-pitched bowel sounds. [ 9 ] History There is considerable overlap with the presentation[patient.info] […] will occur. [ 8 ] Presentation [ 2, 3 ] The typical clinical symptoms associated with obstruction include nausea, vomiting, dysphagia, abdominal pain and failure to pass bowel[patient.info] When the patient has a mechanical obstruction, the doctor will first hear active, high-pitched gurgling and splashing bowel sounds while listening with a stethoscope.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Partial Small Bowel Obstruction

    Patients showed symptoms between 1 and 20 days postoperatively and had findings ranging from hypoactive (45%), to normal (30%), to hyperactive (25%) bowel sounds.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] But often the distinguishing feature can be cramping abdominal pain and hyperactive or high pitched bowel sounds.[clinicaladvisor.com] Signs Vital Sign s: Dehydration vs SIRS Criteria ( Sepsis ) Sinus Tachycardia Hypotension Bowel sounds Initial: High pitched, hyperactive bowel sounds Later: Hypoactive or[fpnotebook.com]

  • Obstipation

    Abstract Paraneoplastic symptoms caused by abnormal gastrointestinal motility may be the initial manifestation of small cell lung cancer (SCLC). We report a case of a 63-year-old woman who presented with progressive constipation culminating in obstipation, and associated symptoms of more widespread dysmotility. A[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Volvulus

    bowel sounds High rate of mortality, particularly in older patients ( Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2013;17:127 ) Radiology description Dilated loops of intestine Volvulus may[pathologyoutlines.com] Bowel sounds are initially hyperactive becoming absent later on [ 1, 7 ].[panafrican-med-journal.com] […] gastrointestinal torsion) Etiology Potentially due to adhesions from prior surgery Clinical features More common in men Patients typically demonstrate abdominal pain, distension, hyperactive[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • Diverticular Abscess

    BACKGROUND: Corticosteroids and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are widely used for the treatment of rheumatic conditions, but their gastrointestinal damage significantly limits their use. Sigmoid diverticular abscess perforation (SDAP) is a very serious complication of diverticular disease. OBJECTIVE: To[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intestinal Lymphoma

    Abstract Radiological findings in 12 cases of "Mediterranean" lymphoma are analyzed, 4 of which are associated with gammapathy. These findings have not permitted differentiation of this type of lymphoma from those classically described, although there are two signs that strongly suggest this diagnosis: extension of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cholinergic Crisis

    Abstract Cholinergic crisis has rarely been reported as a complication of myasthenia gravis, wherein it mainly occurs as a result of the improper accumulation of anticholinesterase agents. In this report, we present one such case. The nature of the patient's clinical manifestations suggested that the main reason[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    At first, enteric stimuli resulting from the obstruction cause an increase in propulsive activity, causing hyperactive bowel sounds.[clinicaladvisor.com] -bowel sounds: high-pitched w/ rushes early, silent if late -tympanitic to percussion -diffuse abd tenderness -altered e-lytes -elevated BUN/Cr- dehydration -WBCs likely[quizlet.com] pitched "tinkly" bowel sounds t enderness hernias Evaluation Abdominal X-ray distended proximal colon with haustra air-fluid levels no gas in rectum Consider barium enema[medbullets.com]

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