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204 Possible Causes for Left Lower Quadrant Pain, Ulcerative Colitis

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Pain radiation: Does the pain radiate to the back, to the right lower quadrant, or to the left side? Serious conditions can masquerade as GI symptoms.[] Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, coeliac disease), medication intake (e.g. antibiotics) or food intolerance.[] Sometimes, myocardial infarction can appear as dyspepsia and epigastric pain. In children, abdominal pain may be the only presenting feature in pneumonia.[]

  • Pseudomembranous Colitis

    A 43-year-old woman presented to hospital with a two-day history of acute left lower quadrant pain, nonbloody diarrhea and one episode of bilious emesis.[] A sigmoidoscopy and biopsies demonstrated mucosal ulcerative colitis.[] A 59-year-old man with a history of hypothyroidism presented to the emergency department with complaints of left lower quadrant pain, abdominal distention, and bloody diarrhea[]

  • Clostridium Difficile

    lower quadrant Bowel: diverticulitis, sigmoid colon volvulus, bowel obstruction, gas accumulation, Toxic megacolon Right low back pain Liver: hepatomegaly Kidney: kidney[] We present a case of a patient with ulcerative colitis and recurrent CD infection successfully treated with FT.[] We report the isolation of an A(-) B(-) CDT( ) ribotype 033 (RT033) strain of C. difficile from a young patient with ulcerative colitis and severe diarrhea.[]

  • Diverticulitis of the Colon

    Left lower quadrant pain and other gastrointestinal complaints such as nausea, vomiting, change in bowel habits, a loss of appetite, and fever may occur.[] Carcinoma complicating idiopathic ulcerative colitis is well known.[] However, inflammation of diverticuli, resulting in diverticulitis, typically yield a left lower quadrant abdominal pain as well typical signs of infection such as fever, chills[]

  • Colonic Crohn Disease

    lower quadrant pain and fever Appendicitis – usually presents with right lower quadrant abdominal pain and fever Irritable bowel syndrome – can cause severe diarrhea and[] The high intensity of CD44v6 and v3 epitope expression on crypt epithelial cells in ulcerative colitis suggests that CD44 isoforms may have an important role in ulcerative[] In our study, severe, active colonic Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis could be detected by diagnostic sonography of the colon with a sensitivity of 91% and 89%, respectively[]

  • Sigmoiditis

    Though a physical exam may be unremarkable, it most likely will reveal left-lower quadrant pain, abdominal tenderness and potentially an abdominal mass.[] Proctosigmoiditis is a form of ulcerative colitis and affects the rectum and sigmoid colon (the S-shaped last part of the large intestine, leading into the rectum).[] Clinical features of acute diverticulitis include constant abdominal pain, localized abdominal tenderness in the left lower quadrant of the abdomen, nausea, vomiting, constipation[]

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    A 28-year-old woman presents with a 7-month history of recurrent, crampy pain in the left lower quadrant, bloating with abdominal distention, and frequent, loose stools.[] However, the differences in extracellular matrix remodelling (ECM) in Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) are not well described.[] […] characteristics include a dull, deep discomfort with sharp cramps in the lower left quadrant of the abdomen.[]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    lower quadrant Bowel: diverticulitis, sigmoid colon volvulus, bowel obstruction, gas accumulation, Toxic megacolon Right low back pain Liver: hepatomegaly Kidney: kidney[] […] extent in ulcerative colitis or identify proximal constipation.[] Ulcerative colitis has several synonyms: Colitis gravis, idiopathic non-specific ulcerative colitis, chronic non-specific ulcerative colitis, and idiopathic proctocolitis.[]

  • Colonic Lymphoma

    Only rarely has lymphoma been associated with ulcerative colitis.[] Colonic lymphoma is a rare complication of ulcerative colitis. Two cases are described in patients who had had ulcerative colitis for 12 and 22 years respectively.[] Abstract A 72-year-old female with ulcerative colitis of 30 years duration underwent total proctocolectomy for a cecal mass thought to be an adenocarcinoma.[]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum

    Inflammatory bowel disease: Patients who suffer from ulcerative colitis , have approximately a ten fold risk of developing the disease and should have a colonoscopy carried[]

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