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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.[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com] Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, coeliac disease), medication intake (e.g. antibiotics) or food intolerance.[link.springer.com] Sometimes, myocardial infarction can appear as dyspepsia and epigastric pain. In children, abdominal pain may be the only presenting feature in pneumonia.[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com]

  • 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A sigmoidoscopy and biopsies demonstrated mucosal ulcerative colitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[cid.oxfordjournals.org]

  • Clostridium Difficile

    lower quadrant Bowel: diverticulitis, sigmoid colon volvulus, bowel obstruction, gas accumulation, Toxic megacolon Right low back pain Liver: hepatomegaly Kidney: kidney[en.wikipedia.org] We present a case of a patient with ulcerative colitis and recurrent CD infection successfully treated with FT.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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.[symptoma.com] Carcinoma complicating idiopathic ulcerative colitis is well known.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[pathwaymedicine.org]

  • 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[physio-pedia.com] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sigmoiditis

    Though a physical exam may be unremarkable, it most likely will reveal left-lower quadrant pain, abdominal tenderness and potentially an abdominal mass.[mdpi.com] 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).[ibdrelief.com] Clinical features of acute diverticulitis include constant abdominal pain, localized abdominal tenderness in the left lower quadrant of the abdomen, nausea, vomiting, constipation[en.wikipedia.org]

  • 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.[doi.org] However, the differences in extracellular matrix remodelling (ECM) in Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) are not well described.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] characteristics include a dull, deep discomfort with sharp cramps in the lower left quadrant of the abdomen.[physio-pedia.com]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

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

  • Colonic Lymphoma

    Only rarely has lymphoma been associated with ulcerative colitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[myvmc.com]

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