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26 Possible Causes for Hyperactive Bowel Sounds, Hypokalemia, Hyponatremia

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    Hypovolemic (from vomiting) Hypochloremic (from vomiting) Hypokalemia (from vomiting) Alkalosis (from vomiting) What must be ruled out on physical exam in pts with SBO?[quizlet.com] On the other hand, if very hyperactive bowel sounds are heard they are indicative of mechanical obstruction.[symptoma.com] However, hyponatremia ( 134 mmol/L) and CT scan findings of wall thickening or a suspected closed loop were independently associated with bowel ischemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • VIPoma

    Hypokalemia and impaired glucose tolerance occur in 50% of patients. Achlorhydria is also a feature.[en.wikipedia.org] It causes symptoms such as profuse watery diarrhea, hypokalemia and achlorhydria.[symptoma.com] One patient had a VIPoma syndrome with diarrhea, hypokalemia, and hypercalcemia, all symptoms were reversible after treatment consisting of somatostatin analogue and arterial[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Decreased Bowel Sounds

    […] before declaring an absence of bowel sounds. [1] Differential Diagnosis Common Causes Intestinal obstruction Adynamic ileus Intestinal ischemia Peritonitis Acute appendicitis Hypokalemia[wikidoc.org] Decreased or absent bowel sounds often indicate constipation. Increased ( hyperactive ) bowel sounds can sometimes be heard even without a stethoscope.[medlineplus.gov] Aside from digestion, there are other causes of bowel sounds including: Trauma Infection Hernias Blood clots Hypokalemia – potassium deficiency Tumors Intestinal obstruction[belmarrahealth.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Diluted ORS often lead to Hyponatremia.[omicsonline.org] It is known that these patients are more susceptible to hypokalemia than normal individuals.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hyponatremia was defined 145 mEq/L.[frontiersin.org]

  • Shigella Enteritis

    […] from 125 to 130meq/lit and in control group 4 patients (8%) had electrolyte imbalances, three of which had hyponatremia ranging between 125-130meq/lit and one of which had hypokalemia[pjms.com.pk] Metabolic disturbances: Hyponatremia secondary to the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (ADH) secretion may occur.[emedicine.medscape.com] , three of which had hyponatremia ranging between 125-130meq/lit and one of which had hypokalemia.[pjms.com.pk]

  • Viral Gastroenteritis

    Unlike other groups, hypokalemia persisted in the Gatorade group.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Similarly, hyponatremia was observed in 6, 9, and 3 patients with Gatorade; 5, 3, and 4 with N-ORS; and 4, 5, and 4 with Pedialyte.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] At admission and 24 and 48 hours later, hypokalemia was observed in 7, 10, and 8 patients with Gatorade; 3, 2, and 1 with N-ORS; and 2, 2, and 1 with Pedialyte, respectively[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    It features weight loss, diarrhoea, fatty stools (steatorrhoea), and deficiencies of sodium, potassium and trace elements (hyponatremia, and hypokalemia).[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Hypokalemia, however, is a potentially underrecognized cause of rhabdomyolysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Laboratory findings often reveal anemia, hypomagnesemia, hyponatremia and hypokalemia.[symptoma.com]

  • Zollinger Ellison Syndrome

    […] after gastric surgery edema at anastomosis (surgical connection areas) adhesions blocking the distal loop metabolic causes of delayed gastric emptying after gastric surgery hypokalemia[quizlet.com] 症候群 METABOLIC DISORDERS 代謝性疾患 39.Alcoholic Hypoglycemia アルコール性低血糖 40.Hypercalcemia 高カルシウム血症 41.Hyperkalemia 高カリウム血症 42.Hypernatremia 高ナトリウム血症 43.Hypocalcemia 低カルシウム血症 44.Hypokalemia[igaku-shoin.co.jp] […] anastomosis (surgical connection areas) adhesions blocking the distal loop metabolic causes of delayed gastric emptying after gastric surgery hypokalemia hypoproteinemia hyponatremia[quizlet.com]

  • Amebiasis

    bowel sound, vomiting, and change in stool texture.[hindawi.com] This paper paper describes a four-month-old male infant with Entamoeba histolytica presenting initially with refusal of feeds, hyperactive bowel sound, vomiting, and diarrhea[hindawi.com] […] rural district in Khorramabad, southwest Iran was brought to the emergency room of the Lorestan University of Medical Sciences Hospital with history of refusal of feeds, hyperactive[hindawi.com]

  • Crohn's Disease

    Bowel sounds may be hyperactive or even hypoactive as a result of this obstruction. The most common physical exam finding may be mild tenderness to palpation.[clinicaladvisor.com]

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