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174 Possible Causes for Leukocytes Increased, Mucus in Stool

  • Appendicitis

    It can be blocked by mucus, stool (bowel movement), or lymphatic tissue, part of the lymphatic system that helps fight infection.[sepsis.org] Doctors try to establish whether a patient may have appendicitis by measuring the number of white blood cells (leukocytes), which often increase from the normal count of between[britannica.com] Appendicitis occurs when the interior of the appendix becomes filled with something that causes it to swell, such as mucus, stool, or parasites.[stanfordchildrens.org]

  • Crohn's Disease

    Mucus in stool Individuals with Crohn’s may experience long periods of remission, where they have no symptoms or only very mild symptoms.[news-medical.net] . [16] This phenomenon may also contribute to the increased cancer risk.[emedicine.medscape.com] Other symptoms may include: Constipation Sores or swelling in the eyes Draining of pus, mucus, or stools from around the rectum or anus (caused by something called a fistula[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    Their consistency of stool improves, frequency to rush to toilet also decreases and the quantity of blood and mucus in the stool reduces.[ulcerativecolitiscure.com] There is a strong correlation with histocompatibility human leukocyte antigen, (HLA)-B27 but the risk of having ulcerative colitis is not increased by having HLA-B27.[symptoma.com] The stools may be watery or contain mucus and frequently consist almost entirely of blood and pus.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Amebiasis

    […] in the stools but without the presence of fever), or amoebic liver abscesses (fever, chills, abdominal pain, weight loss, hepatomegaly) that can be fatal if not immediately[orpha.net] Sometimes blood and mucus in stools may also be present. Change in bowel habits and a feeling of incomplete evacuation are other associated features.[surgerydoor.co.uk] Symptomatic patients initially have lower abdominal pain and diarrhoea and later develop dysentery (with blood and mucus in stool).[webhealthcentre.com]

  • Anisakiasis

    Symptoms include Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, abdominal distention, diarrhea, blood and mucus in stool, and mild fever Treatment can be done by endoscopy or surgery by[omicsonline.org] The decision to perform surgery was based on the worsening of abdominal symptoms and an increase in the leukocyte count to 20,000 cells/µL.[doi.org] The signs and symptoms of anisakiasis are abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, abdominal distention, diarrhea, blood and mucus in stool, and mild fever.[cdc.gov]

  • Amebic Lung Abscess

    […] in stool).[patient.info] Leukocyte count) 82 yo M, lives in nursing home: SOB at rest, increasing malaise, generalized weakness, & depressed mood over past 6 weeks.[forums.studentdoctor.net] […] in the stools but without the presence of fever), or amoebic liver abscesses (fever, chills, abdominal pain, weight loss, hepatomegaly) that can be fatal if not immediately[orpha.net]

  • Perforated Appendix

    Appendicitis is the result of a blockage of the appendix caused by hard mucus or stool, a foreign body, or virus.[chop.edu] Appendicitis results from blockage in the appendix caused by dried mucus, hard stool, parasites or other foreign bodies.[cincinnatichildrens.org] Mucus, which is secreted by the inner lining of the appendix, builds up behind the blockage when it can no longer drain into the large intestine.[cincinnatichildrens.org]

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Infection

    By bacteriological study, methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) was detected from each culture of pharyngeal mucus, stool, and blood samples.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In addition, human leukocyte antigen (HLA) serotypes were also imputed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Coverage was increased by imputation of 25 million common SNPs, using the 1000 Genomes Reference panel.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intraperitoneal Abscess in the Right Lower Quadrant

    The most characteristic symptoms are diarrhea and passage of mucus in the stools.[freezingblue.com] An elevated blood leukocyte count in excess of 12,000 with a predominance of polymorphonuclear forms is often present.[anaerobicinfections.blogspot.com] Difficile toxin, ova and parasites when appropriate NAAT - Nucleic acid amplification testing for chlamydia and gonorrhea on endocervical mucus swabs in suspected PID C.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    Some cases include presence of blood or mucus in the stool.[symptoma.com] As tissue infiltration by leukocytes is a major feature of HSPN vasculitis, a possible role of a more potent activation of the latter cells by IgA-CC and/or circulating chemokines[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There may be blood or mucus in the stools.[en.wikipedia.org]

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