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65 Possible Causes for Rice Water Stool

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    J Infect Chemother. 2008 Dec;14(6):433-5. doi: 10.1007/s10156-008-0638-8. Epub 2008 Dec 17. Author information 1 Department of Pediatrics, Atami Hospital, International University of Health and Welfare, 13-1 Higashikaigan-cho, Atami, Shizuoka, 413-0012, Japan. [email protected] Abstract A 12-year-old boy was brought[…][]

  • Cholera

    Rice-water stool that naturally harbored lytic phage or in vitro derived V. cholerae were incubated in a pond microcosm, and the culturability, infectious dose, and transcriptome[] RESULTS: Of the 50 patients of Aeromonas-related acute gastroenteritis, 13 (26%) had typical features of cholera with rice water stools and severe dehydration.[] At 14%, rice water stools were less frequent in period A than in period B and C (78% and 84%).[]

  • Acute Arsenic Poisoning

    It is often described as bloody rice water as it is similar to cholera rice water stools. Hyper-salivation may be the only GI symptom in some cases.[]

  • Infantile Gastroenteritis

    Rice water cut down the number of stools more effectively than did oral electrolyte solution.[] DIAGNOSIS : In endemic or epidemic areas, the working diagnosis of cholera is made based on the clinical presentation, especially the presence of "rice water" stools.[] (i) Stage of Evacuation, (ii) Stage of Collapse and (iii) Stage of Recovery. [2] The typical stool in cholera is alkaline in reaction and has a rice-water appearance, being[]

  • Vibrio Cholerae O139

    The stool becomes a clear liquid with white mucus (known as rice-water stool). The stool can be either odorless or have a mild fishy smell.[] During infection, V. cholerae secretes cholera toxin , a protein that causes profuse, watery diarrhea (known as "rice-water stool").[]

  • Zollinger Ellison Syndrome

    Abstract A case of malignant gastrinoma of the jejunum and jejunal mesentery, with findings of metastasis in the liver was studied. Tumor resection and remnant gastrectomy, as well as liver biopsy, were performed. Of all the tumors removed, the metastatic tumor had the lowest gastrin content, which was 1.5 times[…][]

  • Colitis

    Eosinophilic colitis is a well recognized clinical entity mainly associated with food allergies. Empiric treatment options include dietary allergen exclusion (extensively hydrolyzed protein formula and elimination diet), anti-allergy medications (antihistamines and leukotriene receptor antagonists) and corticosteroids. We[…][]

  • Viral Gastroenteritis

    PURPOSE: Acute gastroenteritis is one of the most common diseases in humans worldwide and represents a significant cause of mortality and morbidity. The majority of cases are of viral aetiology, evidence for which has been increasing in the past decade. Several studies on the prevalence in European countries of[…][]

  • Toxic Shock Syndrome

    INTRODUCTION: Pediatric tonsillitis is frequently caused by Staphylococcus aureus, which is the most common pathogen that causes serious pyogenic infections in humans and endangers human health. S. aureus produces numerous potent virulence factors that play a critical role in the pathogenesis of the infection[…][]

  • Campylobacter Enteritis

    Abstract Campylobacter enteritis and habitual abortions occurred in a 28-year-old patient suffering from agammaglobulinemia. Campylobacter jejuni has been recently recognized to be a common treatable cause of diarrhea in man. Since bacterial overgrowth of the small intestine is increased in hypo- or[…][]

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