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12 Possible Causes for Periumbilical Pain, Roundworm Infestation

  • Appendicitis

    Snap Shot 24-year-old presents with nausea, vomiting, constipation, and periumbilical pain that settles in the lower right quadrant.[step2.medbullets.com] Symptoms and Signs The classic acute appendicitis symptoms are Epigastric or periumbilical pain followed by brief nausea, vomiting, and anorexia After a few hours, the pain[merck.com] The typical symptoms include periumbilical pain, vomiting and nausea followed by fever and right lower quadrant abdominal pain.[symptoma.com]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    […] in the left upper quadrant, periumbilical region, and/or epigastrium, although in some cases acute pancreatitis may be painless.[aafp.org] Initially, the pain worsens after eating or drinking, especially fatty foods, and then typically becomes constant over time.[aafp.org] Pancreatic cancer Perforated peptic ulcer Tubo-ovarian abscess HISTORY AND PHYSICAL EXAMINATION Patients with pancreatitis commonly present with sudden onset of abdominal pain[aafp.org]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    The diagnosis of IO by A lumbricoides. infestation was established and surgical approach scheduled.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Evaluate pain . Crampy abdominal pain, an early sign, may be centered in the periumbilical area.[nurses.com] Abdominal radiographs showed air-fluid levels with mild bowel distention and shadows of roundworms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Cholecystitis

    Abstract Migration of roundworms into the biliary tree is a well-known complication of Ascaris lumbricoides infestation of the intestine.[doi.org] 64 yo female presents to the emergency department with periumbilical pain that was first noted yesterday after a meal. The pain subsequently moved to the RLQ.[web.archive.org]

  • Ascariasis

    General Considerations Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm) Most common helminthic infestation in the world Usually asymptomatic and most common in children ages 1 to 10 years[learningradiology.com] A 10-year-old child presented with dull aching periumbilical abdominal pain for 15 days. The child was not gaining weight despite a good appetite.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The infection usually causes no symptoms, but a high number of roundworms (heavier infestations) can lead to problems in the lungs or intestines.[healthline.com]

  • Trichuriasis

    Adenophorea, its... (37 of 2438 words, 3 images) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trichuriasis American Heritage Dictionary: Random House Dictionary: trichuriasis [pathology] intestinal infestation[memidex.com] Condition Presentation Diagnosis Management Appendicitis [14] Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, fever Periumbilical pain, migrates to RLQ Clinical (history & physical exam[en.wikipedia.org] […] with the roundworm Trichuris trichiura.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Sigmoid Volvulus

    infestation, Megacolon (often due to Chagas dz) More than 50 yrs.[quizlet.com] We present a rare clinical case of acute abdomen due to torsion of wandering spleen and volvulus of sigmoid in a 14-year-old girl presented with painful periumbilical mass[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical Features Abdominal pain Crampy and intermittent type of pain. It may be periumbilical or diffuse.[emmedonline.com]

  • Cholecystitis

    Abstract Migration of roundworms into the biliary tree is a well-known complication of Ascaris lumbricoides infestation of the intestine.[doi.org] 64 yo female presents to the emergency department with periumbilical pain that was first noted yesterday after a meal. The pain subsequently moved to the RLQ.[web.archive.org]

  • Chronic Cholecystitis

    Abstract Migration of roundworms into the biliary tree is a well-known complication of Ascaris lumbricoides infestation of the intestine.[doi.org] 64 yo female presents to the emergency department with periumbilical pain that was first noted yesterday after a meal. The pain subsequently moved to the RLQ.[web.archive.org]

  • Volvulus

    infestation Megacolon (often due to Chagas dz ) 20-25% mortality rate Peak age 50 yrs.[learningradiology.com] Recurrent, intermittent periumbilical or epigastric pain occurring after ingestion of a meal with severity out of proportion to clinical examination is an important clinical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient can present with an abrupt onset of signs and symptoms of small bowel obstruction, preceded by colicky epigastric or periumbilical pain, without a history of abdominal[link.springer.com]

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