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155 Possible Causes for Tenderness in the Epigastric Region

  • Cholelithiasis

    Ultrasound Q. 2017 Sep;33(3):229-236. doi: 10.1097/RUQ.0000000000000287. Author information 1 Departments of *Radiology, and †Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Abstract Despite the overwhelming prevalence of cholelithiasis, many health care professionals are not familiar with the basic[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Gastritis

    Acute gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach lining, which may develop due to the use of certain drugs or other underlying causes that result in abdominal pain and discomfort. The most common symptoms of gastritis are pain or upper abdominal discomfort. Some patients, especially elderly people, may present no[…][symptoma.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    The physical examination may reveal fever, tachycardia, and tenderness in the RUQ or epigastric region, often with guarding or rebound.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] in the RUQ or epigastric region, often with guarding or rebound Palpable gallbladder or fullness of the RUQ (30%-40% of patients) Jaundice ( 15% of patients) The absence[emedicine.medscape.com] […] prolonged total parenteral nutrition (TPN), hemolytic conditions, or congenital and biliary anomalies The physical examination may reveal the following: Fever, tachycardia, and tenderness[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Pancreatic Abscess

    On admission, an elastic hard mass with tenderness was palpable in the epigastric region.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There was no abdominal distension or any obvious organomegaly but a mild tenderness was noted in the epigastric region.[ijpmonline.org] A 50-year-old female was referred to our hospital because of postprandial epigastric pain and pancreatic head mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Duodenal Ulcer

    We report a case of intestinal obstruction and duodenal dissection resulting from an intramural haematoma after therapeutic upper digestive endoscopy with injection therapy for a bleeding duodenal ulcer in a patient on long-term haemodialysis with liver cirrhosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Gut and Liver 2015; 9(3): 318-331 Gut Microbiota as Potential Orchestrators of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Author Information Sean M.P. Bennet *,†, Lena Öhman *,†, and Magnus Simrén * * Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden, †[…][doi.org]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    LMP: 2072/05/29 G/C: Agonized; Lying still on bed Pallor: Present; Icterus: Absent P/A: Guarding present Tenderness Diffuse but more marked on Epigastric region and Left Iliac[epomedicine.com] On abdominal exam, he has involuntary guarding and tenderness to palpation in the right upper quadrant and epigastric regions.[medbullets.com] Acute, constant and intense abdominal pain might last for several days, is mostly experienced in the epigastric region or the right upper quadrant and may radiate to the back[doi.org]

  • Biliary Colic

    Patients typically appear uncomfortable with tenderness to palpation isolated to the epigastric region.[emdocs.net] Pancreatitis classically presents as severe epigastric pain that radiates to back.[emdocs.net]

  • Ovarian Cyst

    A large abdominal mass was visible and palpable in the periumbilical and epigastric regions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] robsonmarcia@netsite.com.br Abstract A 10-year-old premenarchal girl was admitted to our hospital with moderate abdominal pain, although presenting no vomiting or abdominal rebound tenderness[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Cholecystitis

    The physical examination may reveal fever, tachycardia, and tenderness in the RUQ or epigastric region, often with guarding or rebound.[emedicine.com] […] in the RUQ or epigastric region, often with guarding or rebound Palpable gallbladder or fullness of the RUQ (30%-40% of patients) Jaundice ( 15% of patients) The absence[emedicine.com] […] prolonged total parenteral nutrition (TPN), hemolytic conditions, or congenital and biliary anomalies The physical examination may reveal the following: Fever, tachycardia, and tenderness[emedicine.com]

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