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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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Upper abdominal pain could be acute cholecystitis, pancreatitis, or a perforated ulcer.[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com] . – Severely dehydrated or shocked usually need intravenous fluids and hospital admission – Drugs are usually unnecessary and may do harm SYMPTOMS Most often appear within[medicardphils.com]

  • 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical features of upper gastrointestinal bleeding Symptoms Abdominal pain – may be epigastric or diffuse Haematemesis – vomiting of bright red blood Coffee-ground vomit[geekymedics.com] 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[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Coronary syndrome and acute myocarditis were excluded as the causes of the shock.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract INTRODUCTION: The role of extracorporeal support for patients with septic shock remains unclear.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[learningradiology.com] 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[symptoma.com] pain and hypotension.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of young man presenting with upper abdominal pain and increased serum lipase levels.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Biliary Tract Infection

    Shock and mortality accounted for 209 and 126 cases, respectively (15% and 9%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Death was uncommon but when it occurred was often caused by septic shock within 48 h of presentation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pancreatitis

    Google Scholar 15 : Fragmentation of gallstones by extracorporeal shock waves.. New Engl. J. Med. 1986 ; 314 : 818.[doi.org] 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[dhawy.com] Acute pancreatitis should be suspected in patients with severe acute upper abdominal pain but requires biochemical or radiologic evidence to establish the diagnosis.[web.archive.org]

  • Cholelithiasis

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

  • Duodenal Ulcer

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

  • Gastritis

    CONCLUSIONS: Cardiac tamponade is a sort of cardiogenic shock and is a medical emergency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The chief symptoms are severe upper-abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, thirst, and diarrhea; the illness develops suddenly and subsides rapidly.[britannica.com] […] 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[health.harvard.edu]

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