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593 Possible Causes for Hyperactive Bowel Sounds, Left Upper Quadrant Pain, Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    The bowel sounds may vary depending on whether the patient has constipation (bowel sounds may be hypoactive) or diarrhea (bowel sounds may be hyperactive).[clinicaladvisor.com] Defecation commonly improves pain but may not fully relieve it Pain from presumed gas pockets in the splenic flexure may masquerade as anterior chest pain or left upper quadrant[emedicine.com] […] pain include the lower abdomen, specifically the left lower quadrant Acute episodes of sharp pain are often superimposed on a more constant dull ache Meals may precipitate pain[emedicine.com]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Intestinal Obstruction

    Examination revealed hyperactive bowel sounds with scant fecal matter on rectal examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical Exam Physical examination findings include: abdominal distension (more prevalent in distal obstructions), hyperactive bowel sounds (early), or hypoactive bowel sounds[saem.org] Hyperactive bowel sounds occur early as GI contents attempt to overcome the obstruction; hypoactive bowel sounds occur late.[intranet.tdmu.edu.ua]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    On the other hand, if very hyperactive bowel sounds are heard they are indicative of mechanical obstruction.[symptoma.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] Physical Exam Physical examination findings include: abdominal distension (more prevalent in distal obstructions), hyperactive bowel sounds (early), or hypoactive bowel sounds[saem.org]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    At first, enteric stimuli resulting from the obstruction cause an increase in propulsive activity, causing hyperactive bowel sounds.[clinicaladvisor.com] Hyperactive, high-pitched bowels sounds at the beginning and then hypoactive bowel sounds as obstruction progresses and bowel muscles fatigue. Tachycardia. Fever.[clinicaladvisor.com] The end results can be bowel ischemia, necrosis, and/or perforation.[clinicaladvisor.com]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Toddler's Diarrhea

    Abdominal examination should focus on presence of abdominal pain, especially in the upper quadrants (indicating possible left or right lower lobe pneumonia).[merck.com]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Diverticular Abscess

    bowel sounds Absent bowel sounds (perforation) Generalized abdominal pain with rebound and guarding (perforation) Urinary tract findings (colovesicular/colovaginal fistula[emedicine.medscape.com] For example: Right upper quadrant pain (cholecystitis, cholangitis, hepatic abscess). Right lower quadrant (appendicitis and peri-appendiceal abscess).[cancertherapyadvisor.com] […] physical examination, the following may be found: Localized abdominal tenderness Abdominal distention Tympanic abdomen to percussion A tender mass (abscess formation) Hypo- or hyperactive[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • 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] Figure 9 Cecal volvulus in a 74-year-old woman with abdominal pain. Radiograph shows dilated air-filled cecum (arrow) in the left upper quadrant.[pubs.rsna.org] Bowel sounds are initially hyperactive becoming absent later on [ 1, 7 ].[panafrican-med-journal.com]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Diverticulitis of the Colon

    bowel sounds Absent bowel sounds (perforation) Generalized abdominal pain with rebound and guarding (perforation) Urinary tract findings (colovesicular/colovaginal fistula[emedicine.medscape.com] […] physical examination, the following may be found: Localized abdominal tenderness Abdominal distention Tympanic abdomen to percussion A tender mass (abscess formation) Hypo- or hyperactive[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Postoperative Pancreatitis

    Hyperactive bowel sounds occur early as GI contents attempt to overcome the obstruction. Hypoactive bowel sounds occur late.[elearning.sumdu.edu.ua] Duodenal or proximal small bowel has less distention when obstructed than the distal bowel has when obstructed.[elearning.sumdu.edu.ua]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Tropical Sprue

    Furthermore, EME identified patchy areas of partial villous atrophy in 16 patients (5 CD and 11 TS) in whom standard endoscopy was normal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] EME could help identify patchy areas of partial mucosal atrophy, potentially reducing the need for blind biopsies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSIONS: EME identifies 3 characteristic endoscopic patterns that correlate with the presence of villous atrophy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Left Upper Quadrant Pain