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470 Possible Causes for Hyperactive Bowel Sounds, Left Upper Quadrant Pain, Tympanitic Abdomen

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    On the other hand, if very hyperactive bowel sounds are heard they are indicative of mechanical obstruction.[] Signs Vital Sign s: Dehydration vs SIRS Criteria ( Sepsis ) Sinus Tachycardia Hypotension Bowel sounds Initial: High pitched, hyperactive bowel sounds Later: Hypoactive or[] But 48 hours later, (96 hours postpartum), abdominal distension, visible peristaltic waves and hyperactive bowel sounds re-appeared.[]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Jun 8;2015. pii: bcr2014206638. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-206638. Author information 1 Department of General Surgery, Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho, Porto, Portugal. Abstract Gastrointestinal duplications are rare congenital malformations seldom diagnosed in adulthood. They may vary[…][]

  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    At first, enteric stimuli resulting from the obstruction cause an increase in propulsive activity, causing hyperactive bowel sounds.[] His abdomen was distended, tympanitic to percussion, and nontender. Bowel sounds were quiet, but present.[] The abdomen is highly tympanitic to percussion, with high-pitched bowel sounds. An abdominal mass might be present but the distension may prevent it being palpable.[]

  • 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).[] 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[] […] 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[]

    Missing: Tympanitic Abdomen
  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Infect Genet Evol. 2017 Nov;55:324-331. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2017.10.002. Epub 2017 Oct 3. Author information 1 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand. 2 Division of Microbiology, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan. 3[…][]

    Missing: Left Upper Quadrant Pain Tympanitic Abdomen
  • Cecal Volvulus

    Abdomen Rebound Tenderness: in cases with peritonitis/bowel ischemia Nausea/Vomiting (see Nausea and Vomiting , [[Nausea and Vomiting]]) Obstipation : failure to pass stools[] As regards clinical examination, it demonstrated a distended tender abdomen with hyperactive bowel sounds. Laboratory works were within normal limits.[] Abdominal X-rays show marked distension of the large bowel from the right lower quadrant to the epigastrium or left upper quadrant.[]

  • Sigmoid Volvulus

    On physical examination, bowel sounds were hyperactive, the abdomen was distended, firm, and diffusely tender to palpation with guarding.[] 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.[] Distention may compromise Respiratory & cardiac function Tympanitic abdomen, Abdominal distention /- palpable mass Diagnosis - Abdominal plain films usually diagnostic Inverted[]

  • Gastric Volvulus

    […] and left upper quadrant pain.[] Intra-abdominal volvulus presents with severe epigastric or left upper quadrant pain and upper abdominal distension and tenderness.[] upper quadrant pain.[]

    Missing: Hyperactive Bowel Sounds
  • 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[] abdomen Abdominal distention /- palpable mass Diagnosis Abdominal plain films usually diagnostic Inverted U-shaped appearance of distended sigmoid loop Largest and most dilated[] Bowel sounds are initially hyperactive becoming absent later on [ 1 , 7 ].[]

    Missing: Left Upper Quadrant Pain
  • Pilocarpus

    Serous exudation into the tympanitic cavities. Tinnitus. (PILOCARPIN 2x.) Mouth. Saliva viscid, like white of egg. Dryness. Free salivation, WITH PROFUSE SWEATING.[] Abdomen. Diarrhoea, painless; during day with flushed face and profuse sweat. Urinary Organs. Scanty; pain over pubes with much urging. Heart. Pulse irregular, dicrotic.[]

    Missing: Left Upper Quadrant Pain