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78 Possible Causes for Hyperactive Bowel Sounds, Ileus

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    On the other hand, if very hyperactive bowel sounds are heard they are indicative of mechanical obstruction.[symptoma.com] Synonyms Ileus: paralytic ileus, adynamic ileus, non mechanical obstruction, intestinal pseudo obstruction Small bowel obstruction: mechanical ileus, obstructive ileus, dynamic[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]

  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    At first, enteric stimuli resulting from the obstruction cause an increase in propulsive activity, causing hyperactive bowel sounds.[clinicaladvisor.com] Author information 1 Department of Surgery, Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, Manchester SK2 7JE, UK. nadirosman@hotmail.com Abstract Gallstone ileus of the colon is an exceedingly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Gallstone ileus of the sigmoid colon is an important, though extremely rare, cause of large bowel obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    Another cause of meconium ileus is cystic fibrosis.[patient.info] Paralytic ileus; Intestinal volvulus; Bowel obstruction; Ileus; Pseudo-obstruction - intestinal; Colonic ileus; Small bowel obstruction Harris JW, Evers BM.[medlineplus.gov] In paralytic ileus there is no bowel movement and no flatus.[patient.info]

  • 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] Abstract Gallstone ileus is an uncommon cause of small bowel obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Another cause of meconium ileus is cystic fibrosis.[patient.info]

  • 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] 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] sounds are hyperactive and high-pitched § Absence of bowel sounds may indicate bowel ischemia or peritonitis o Conventional radiography is the study of first choice § Loops[learningradiology.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    […] their child was “dehydrated” and got an IV) CON: Requires more parental/caregiver involvement (we American’s are generally lazy) CON: Can’t be used in the setting of an ileus[pedemmorsels.com]

  • Decreased Bowel Sounds

    Decreased or absent bowel sounds often indicate constipation. Increased ( hyperactive ) bowel sounds can sometimes be heard even without a stethoscope.[medlineplus.gov] One must ascultate for a mininum of five minutes before declaring an absence of bowel sounds. [1] Differential Diagnosis Common Causes Intestinal obstruction Adynamic ileus[wikidoc.org] Hyperactive bowel sounds, on the other hand, refer to an increase in intestinal activity. Hyperactive bowel sounds may occur after a meal or during bouts of diarrhea.[belmarrahealth.com]

  • 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] […] and intestinal obstruction without hernia K56.0 Paralytic ileus K56.1 Intussusception K56.2 Volvulus K56.3 Gallstone ileus K56.4 Other impaction of intestine K56.49 Other[icd10data.com] Bowel sounds are initially hyperactive becoming absent later on [ 1, 7 ].[panafrican-med-journal.com]

  • Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

    Abstract Cystic fibrosis is most often the underlying cause of meconium ileus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 63-year-old man was diagnosed with functional ileus and confined to bed due to orthostatic hypotension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSIONS: Erythromycin is effective for acute episodes of ileus and chronic symptoms in some patients with chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

    On day 15, he developed increasing abdominal distention with hyperactive bowel sounds.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Etiology Ileus is frequently seen in the postoperative period.[unboundmedicine.com] Abstract Intestinal pseudo-obstruction (IPO), either acute or chronic, is a condition including features of intestinal ileus in the absence of mechanical obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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