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1,516 Possible Causes for Shock, Upper Abdominal Pain

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    […] rapid intravenous rehydration, using fluid volumes of 70-100mls/kg over 3-6 h, with some of the initial volume given rapidly as initial fluid boluses to treat hypovolaemic shock[] Upper abdominal pain could be acute cholecystitis, pancreatitis, or a perforated ulcer.[] . – Severely dehydrated or shocked usually need intravenous fluids and hospital admission – Drugs are usually unnecessary and may do harm SYMPTOMS Most often appear within[]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Patients often present in extremis from shock and sepsis. This mandates a rapid diagnosis so that prompt, potentially life-saving interventions can be performed.[] Clinical features of upper gastrointestinal bleeding Symptoms Abdominal pain – may be epigastric or diffuse Haematemesis – vomiting of bright red blood Coffee-ground vomit[] Symptoms associated with blood loss can include Fatigue Weakness Shortness of breath Abdominal pain Pale appearance Vomiting of blood usually originates from an upper GI source[]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Coronary syndrome and acute myocarditis were excluded as the causes of the shock.[] Abstract INTRODUCTION: The role of extracorporeal support for patients with septic shock remains unclear.[] […] the clinical course of a 43-year-old woman in remission from diffuse large B-cell lymphoma after the chemotherapy including anthracyclines, who presented in cardiogenic shock[]

  • Angiomyolipoma

    Signs and symptoms Small lesions are asymptomatic (60%) Acute flank / abdominal pain (due to hemorrhage) most common presenting symptom Hematuria (40%) Palpable mass (47%) Shock[] Also, some patients manifest symptoms like lower back and flank pain (in case of renal AML), upper abdominal pain, early satiety and a feeling of fullness (due to hepatic[] pain and hypotension.[]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    Emergency physicians should consider this diagnosis in acute pancreatitis as a possible cause of hypovolemic shock and anatomic course of the IMV and prevent fulminant shock[] We report the case of young man presenting with upper abdominal pain and increased serum lipase levels.[] A 51-year-old man with no relevant medical history presents to the emergency department complaining of a recent worsening of few months upper abdominal pain with back radiation[]

  • Biliary Tract Infection

    Shock and mortality accounted for 209 and 126 cases, respectively (15% and 9%).[] Result of FA test was related to clinical findings such as fever and leucocytosis, but was not to upper abdominal pain, jaundice, liver function test abnormality and the presence[] Death was uncommon but when it occurred was often caused by septic shock within 48 h of presentation.[]

  • Pancreatitis

    Google Scholar 15 : Fragmentation of gallstones by extracorporeal shock waves.. New Engl. J. Med. 1986 ; 314 : 818.[] The signs and symptoms of acute pancreatitis include: Upper abdominal pain Abdominal pain that radiates to your back Abdominal pain that feels worse after eating Fever Rapid[] Acute pancreatitis should be suspected in patients with severe acute upper abdominal pain but requires biochemical or radiologic evidence to establish the diagnosis.[]

  • Cholelithiasis

    KEYWORDS: Bile acid dissolution therapy; Cholelithiasis; Endoscopic sphincterotomy; Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy; Laparoscopic cholecystectomy[] We report a 7-year-old boy with sickle cell disease who presented with right upper quadrant abdominal pain.[] Less commonly used treatment options include sphincterotomy and extraction of gallstones, dissolution of gallstones with oral medications and extra-corporeal shock-wave lithotripsy[]

  • Duodenal Ulcer

    Our experience suggests that IABO catheters can be used to treat patients with hemorrhagic shock regardless of the presence of cardiopulmonary arrest.[] The patient complained of continuous upper abdominal pain. Her medical history included idiopathic chronic pancreatitis.[] The presence of shock on admission was a risk factor for severe postoperative complications.[]

  • Gastritis

    CONCLUSIONS: Cardiac tamponade is a sort of cardiogenic shock and is a medical emergency.[] The chief symptoms are severe upper-abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, thirst, and diarrhea; the illness develops suddenly and subsides rapidly.[] […] long-term use of aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen or naproxen, infection with the bacterium Helicobacter pylori , severe injury, or shock[]

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