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103 Possible Causes for Recurrent Abdominal Distension

  • Panniculitis

    abdominal distension for 4.5 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE PRESENTATION: Herin, we report a case of SMP, involving the omentum, mesentery and peri-colic fat in a 18 year old male, who presented with significant and recurrent[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: Sclerosing mesenteric panniculitis (SMP) is an idiopathic chronic fibroinflammatory disorder of the intra-abdominal fat.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Generalized Arterial Calcification of Infancy 2

    The infant’s subsequent course in NICU was complicated by recurrent abdominal distension, feeding intolerance, irritability, pyrexia and systemic hypertension.[bmcpediatr.biomedcentral.com]

  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

    We performed 1 patient with a 2-month history of recurrent vomiting and abdominal distension. She admitted past surgical histories of cesarean section and appendectomy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The typical clinical manifestation of CIPO is characterized by recurrent episodes of abdominal pain, abdominal distension and inability to defecate (flatus may not be completely[doi.org]

  • Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

    abdominal pain and distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: A 13-year-old girl presented to the emergency room at her local hospital with an acute onset of vomiting, severe abdominal pain and distension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Regardless of the cause, it is clinically characterized by recurrent episodes of vomiting, nausea, abdominal distension, and constipation in the absence of mechanical obstruction[jpss.eu]

  • Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis

    Stricture: 20-30 per cent most commonly in large bowel 80 per cent on left side may not develop for weeks to months post-NEC presents with recurrent abdominal distension surgical[www2.health.vic.gov.au]

  • Gastric Volvulus

    Case report A 9 year old boy presented with history of episodic non bilious vomiting, recurrent abdominal pain and abdominal distension for a year.[jpss.eu] Patients with chronic gastric volvulus are more likely to present with feeding difficulties, growth failure, recurrent emesis, respiratory infections, and/or abdominal distension[pediatricsconsultant360.com] Diagnosis of chronic GV may be delayed but should be suspected in children with a clinical history of chronic vomiting, abdominal distension and recurrent pulmonary infection[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com]

  • Epidermolysis Bullosa-Pyloric Atresia

    On second day, the patient developed recurrent vomiting and abdominal distension. An abdominal X-ray revealed a single gastric gas bubble suggesting pyloric obstruction.[casereports.bmj.com]

  • Sigmoid Volvulus

    The patient presented abdominal distension and severe constipation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] distension Variable presentation in older children/adults: recurrent episodes of abdominal pain and vomiting; failure to gain weight; malabsorption Abdominal examination[amboss.com] distension, constipation, vague and usually colicky lower abdominal discomfort and vomiting.[patient.info]

  • Volvulus

    distension Variable presentation in older children/adults: recurrent episodes of abdominal pain and vomiting; failure to gain weight; malabsorption Abdominal examination[amboss.com] Vomiting – non-bilious and bilious vomiting ( bile vomiting ) Recurrent abdominal pain Lack of appetite Malnutrition Constipation Bloody stools ( hematochezia ) As ischemia[healthhype.com] […] malrotation and midgut volvulus Definition Clinical presentation Malrotation : mostly asymptomatic Midgut volvulus Features of duodenal obstruction: bilious vomiting without abdominal[amboss.com]

  • Polycythemia Neonatorum

    Poor feeding may be a consequence of the increased respiratory effort, recurrent vomiting or heart failure. Abdominal distension can sometimes be observed.[symptoma.com]

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