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40 Possible Causes for Hyperactive Bowel Sounds, Right Lower Quadrant Tenderness

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Anaphylactoid purpura, also known as Henoch-Schönleinpurpura (HSP), is an IgA-mediated vasculitis that tends to be a benign disease of childhood. Up to 50% of cases are preceded by an upper tract respiratory infection caused by group-A beta-hemolytic streptococcus and present with the common tetrad of[…][]

  • Cecal Volvulus

    Physical exam was significant for tenderness in the right lower quadrant with voluntary guarding.[] As regards clinical examination, it demonstrated a distended tender abdomen with hyperactive bowel sounds. Laboratory works were within normal limits.[] 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[]

  • 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).[]

  • Abdominal Visceral Abscess

    Patients develop right lower quadrant pain, tenderness, rebound, fever, and leukocytosis.[] Abdominal examination revealed hyperactive bowel sounds and tenderness in the epigastrium & RUQ. Liver span was 14 cm. The rest of the examination was unremarkable.[] Perforated peptic ulcer: this usually produces upper quadrant pain but pain may be lower.[]

  • Intestinal Tuberculosis

    SIGNS Abdominal tenderness is the most frequent sign, affecting 67 per cent of patients and is usually in the right lower quadrant.[] Tender right lower abdominal quadrant was found in 7 patients(63.6%) and right iliac fossa mass was found in 3 patients (27.3%).[] There was increased pain upon palpation on the right lower quadrant of the abdomen, where a lengthened mass-like formation was appreciated.[]

  • Obturator Hernia

    Presentation of case An 86-year-old thin, frail lady was admitted with a 9 day history of nausea, vomiting, constipation, and lower right quadrant abdominal pain that radiated[] 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?[]

  • Viral Gastroenteritis

    Norovirus (NV) (formerly called Norwalk-like virus) is the most common etiological agent of acute viral gastroenteritis outbreaks worldwide. Recent reports have shown that two new GII.4 variants caused epidemics in Europe. To investigate if it is also the case in Hong Kong, a molecular epidemiological study was[…][]

  • Endometriosis

    Examination revealed hyperactive bowel sounds with scant fecal matter on rectal examination.[] This case report is that of a 42-year-old female who presented with a 6-month history of change in bowel habits in favor of increasing constipation.[]

  • Meckel Diverticulum

    The abdomen was soft with hyperactive bowel sounds and non-specific right lower abdominal quadrant tenderness.[] Physical examination showed right lower quadrant tenderness without muscle guarding and rebounding pain.[] The next day, examination revealed right lower quadrant tenderness with slight guarding and rebound, which was confirmed on pelvic examination.[]

  • Amebiasis

    bowel sound, vomiting, and change in stool texture.[] 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[] […] 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[]

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