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64 Possible Causes for Hyperactive Bowel Sounds, Left Lower Quadrant Pain

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Pain radiation: Does the pain radiate to the back, to the right lower quadrant, or to the left side? Serious conditions can masquerade as GI symptoms.[] Sometimes, myocardial infarction can appear as dyspepsia and epigastric pain. In children, abdominal pain may be the only presenting feature in pneumonia.[]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    Persistent left lower quadrant pain was his only presentation.[] Examination revealed hyperactive bowel sounds with scant fecal matter on rectal examination.[] A 29-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital for left lower quadrant abdominal pain with abdominal distension that had occurred for 1 year.[]

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    A 28-year-old woman presents with a 7-month history of recurrent, crampy pain in the left lower quadrant, bloating with abdominal distention, and frequent, loose stools.[] The bowel sounds may vary depending on whether the patient has constipation (bowel sounds may be hypoactive) or diarrhea (bowel sounds may be hyperactive).[] […] characteristics include a dull, deep discomfort with sharp cramps in the lower left quadrant of the abdomen.[]

  • Diverticular Abscess

    The present illness had started two weeks before admission to the hospital with vague pains in the left lower quadrant.[] bowel sounds Absent bowel sounds (perforation) Generalized abdominal pain with rebound and guarding (perforation) Urinary tract findings (colovesicular/colovaginal fistula[] Patient History A 73 year-old female presented to the emergency room with a 5-day history of left lower quadrant pain, fever and leukocytosis.[]

  • Infantile Gastroenteritis

    J Clin Microbiol. 2008 Apr;46(4):1349-55. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02438-07. Epub 2008 Feb 20. Author information 1 Centre National de Référence des virus entériques, Laboratoire de Virologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Dijon, 2 boulevard Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, BP 77908, F-21079 Dijon Cedex, France. Abstract[…][]

  • 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[…][]

  • Viral Gastroenteritis

    BACKGROUND: Viral agents, especially norovirus, are the most common cause of nosocomial spread of epidemic gastroenteritis (GE). Rapid and reliable detection of these agents could reduce the risk of outbreaks. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the diagnostic performance of rectal swab samples compared to standard stool[…][]

  • Shigella Enteritis

    Look at other dictionaries: bacterial enteritis — enteritis caused by bacterial infection; the most common types in humans are Campylobacter enteritis, Salmonella enteritis, Shigella enteritis, and Yersinia enteritis […] Medical dictionary Gastroenteritis — Classification and external resources Gastroenteritis viruses: A[…][]

  • Obturator Hernia

    Case Report A 77-year old woman was admitted to the surgical ward with vomiting, weakness, constipation and lower left quadrant abdominal pain that radiated posteriorly since[] There were hyperactive bowel sounds. No abnormal signs were found on rectal and vaginal examinations. Biochemical parameters were within normal limits.[] There was diffuse abdominal distension and tenderness on palpation with hyperactive bowel sounds on auscultation. Initial abdominal radiographs dem?on?[]

  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    Intermittent left-lower-quadrant pain in the abdomen over a long period of time and generally recurring constipation may be caused by diverticulitis.[] At first, enteric stimuli resulting from the obstruction cause an increase in propulsive activity, causing hyperactive bowel sounds.[] A history of recurrent left-lower-quadrant abdominal pain over several years is more consistent with diverticulitis, a diverticular stricture, or similar problems.[]

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