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314 Possible Causes for Increased Abdominal Girth

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    The objective of this study was to determine the association between the use of antiarrhythmic agents and the risk of malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts (MNLIHD). We used the research database of the Taiwan National Health Insurance Program to conduct a population-based, case-control study.[…][]

  • 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[]

  • Pericarditis

    abdominal girth, peripheral edema, and fatigue for the past two weeks.[] On physical exam, he is noted to have an increased jugular venous pressure (JVP) that increases with inspiration. A "knock" is ausculated.[] […] see Preferred Response PREFERRED RESPONSE 3 (M2.CV.115) A 65-year-old male with a past medical history of a 2-vessel coronary bypass surgery six months ago presents with increasing[]

  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome

    A 14-year-old boy presented with several months of increasing abdominal girth and fatigue.[] 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[]

  • 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.[]

  • 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[]

  • Ovarian Cyst

    A 57-year-old woman presented with acute-onset abdominal pain and increasing abdominal girth over the past year.[] 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[]

  • 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.[]

  • 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.[]

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