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309 Possible Causes for Increased Abdominal Girth

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    […] kidney cancer term type: main entry term part of speech: noun number: singular reliability code: 10 definition: malignant neoplasm of the kidney, which is quite rare and affects twice as many men as women. Its main causes seem to be smoking and exposure to chemicals. The most common type of renal cancer is renal[…][]

  • Obstipation

    ‘A 71-year-old white man with no prior history of malignancy and a 2-week history of obstipation, increasing abdominal girth, and abdominal cramping sought medical attention[]

  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome

    Abstract We report a case of Budd-Chiari syndrome occurring in a patient with coeliac disease, who presented with symptoms of increased abdominal girth, right upper quadrant[] Case Presentation A 27-year old single female, a known case of CD and on a gluten-free diet (GFD) for the previous 7 years, presented with a 3-week history of increasing abdominal[] girth, right upper quadrant pain, and shortness of breath.[]

  • Ascites

    abdominal girth 4.1 (2.3-4.7) Recent weight gain 3.2 (1.7-6.2) Ankle swelling 2.8 (1.8-4.3) Make Ascites Less Likely No ankle swelling 0.10 (0.01-0.67) No increase in abdominal[] Patients can complain of increasing abdominal girth, generalized abdominal pain and shortness of breath.[] abdominal girth, early satiety, and respiratory distress depending on the amount of fluid accumulated in the abdomen.[]

  • Ovarian Cyst

    abdominal girth Feeling an urge to have a bowel movement or having difficult, painful bowel movements Pain during sexual intercourse (dyspareunia) Pain in the lower right[] increased abdominal girth Abdominal pain in patient's taking blood thinners such as warfarin (Coumadin) Increased facial hair Excessive thirst or urination Unexplained weight[] […] likely to cause signs and symptoms such as: Pain in the abdomen, pelvis, sometimes radiating to the low back, is the most common symptom Feeling of bloating or indigestion Increased[]

  • Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction

    Patient had progressively increasing abdominal girth and plain radiograph after 12 hours showed increased cecal diameter more than 12 cm.[] Abdominal girth increased from 49 to 54.9 cm. Rectal examination showed ballooning of the rectum without fecal impaction.[] On day 10 of hospitalization he developed rapid progression of abdominal distension and increasing volume of bilious nasogastric aspirate.[]

  • Tuberculous Peritonitis

    abdominal girth.[] […] drug use and reported no nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or black or bloody stools; however, he had subjective fevers, a decreased appetite, and early satiety associated with increasing[]

  • Meigs Syndrome

    abdominal girth, bloating, intermittent abdominal pain, dyspnea, nonproductive cough may help in differentiating potential local factor causing such symptoms.[] Her past medical history was only significant for increasing abdominal girth.[] abdominal girth over the past month.[]

  • Malignant Ascites

    Patients can complain of increasing abdominal girth, generalized abdominal pain and shortness of breath.[] Symptoms may include dyspnea, anorexia, as well as early satiety, vomiting, nausea, pain, poor exercise tolerance with weight gain, especially an increase in abdominal girth[] Upon closer examination of the abdomen, patients with malignant ascites may have increased dullness to percussion or shifting dullness.[]

  • Ovarian Neoplasm

    abdominal girth -epithelial tumor -simple or septate thin walled multiocular cysts with varying degrees of echogenicity caused by mucoid material ascites with punctuate echoes[] abdominal girth Tiredness or low energy Changes in menstruation Ovarian cysts, masses or tumors A pelvic mass may represent either benign (not cancerous) or malignant (cancerous[] Symptoms The most common signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer include abdominal swelling and bloating; increased abdominal girth; pelvic discomfort, pain, pressure, or heaviness[]

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