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1,996 Possible Causes for Upper Abdominal Pain

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Upper abdominal pain could be acute cholecystitis, pancreatitis, or a perforated ulcer.[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com] Up to 50% of cases are preceded by an upper tract respiratory infection caused by group-A beta-hemolytic streptococcus and present with the common tetrad of abdominal pain[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] When a patient complains of abdominal pain, the various causes of an acute abdomen or referred pain should be considered.[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    We report the case of a 14-year-old boy who presented with fever, sore throat, left upper quadrant abdominal pain, and splenomegaly, with no history of recent trauma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] : Spontaneous splenic infarction should be considered in the differential list of patients presenting with left upper quadrant abdominal pain and features of infectious mononucleosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism

    Here, a 32 years old lady with burning to colicky recurrent upper abdominal pain, polyuria, polydipsia associated with anorexia, dyspepsia, generalized body ache, joint pain[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms: Fatigue Fractures Decreased height Upper abdominal pain Loss of appetite Nausea Muscular weakness Muscle pain Depression Personality changes Stupor and possibly[uclahealth.org]

  • Linitis Plastica

    Sijil kottikkal sivaraman Email: [email protected] DOI : Case report A 43-year-old lady without associated comorbidity presented with upper abdominal dull aching pain, persistent[tropicalgastro.com] Oleksandr Grygoruk, see images below) 35 year old woman exposed to Chernobyl explosion with upper abdominal pain ( Case of the Week #275 ) Gross description Linitis plastica[pathologyoutlines.com] The patient was a young woman who presented with non-specific abdominal pain and significant weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Peptic Ulcer

    A 42-year-old man with a 10-year history of HLA-B27-positive ankylosing spondylitis presented with upper abdominal pain and nausea after receiving oral ketoprofen 200 mg/day[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Can my upper abdominal pain be caused by other possibilities? Not all upper abdominal pain is due to peptic ulcer, gastritis or duodenitis.[singhealth.com.sg] Usually presents as chronic, upper abdominal pain related to eating a meal (dyspepsia).[bestpractice.bmj.com]

  • Pancreatitis

    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] Symptoms Upper abdominal pain is a very common presenting sign of pancreatitis. Other signs includes nausea and vomiting, prostration, steatorrhea and weight loss.[symptoma.com] All patients have upper abdominal pain, primarily in the epigastrum. The pain may radiate around the back and cause band-like pain around the upper abdomen.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Primary Myelofibrosis

    Hepatosplenomegaly may cause upper abdominal pain, portal hypertension and ascites.[symptoma.com] Common MF symptoms and signs may include: Tiredness, weakness, or shortness of breath with mild exertion Fullness, discomfort or pain in the left upper area of the abdomen[mpnresearchfoundation.org] Liver, spleen and other organs may swell and cause local mass effects, e.g., upper abdominal pain and ascites.[symptoma.com]

  • Gastritis

    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] Symptoms can include: Upper abdominal pain, often gnawing, burning or aching that can change with eating Nausea Vomiting Feeling very full after eating only a small amount[giassoc.org] Specialty Gastroenterology Symptoms Upper abdominal pain , nausea , vomiting , bloating, loss of appetite, heartburn [1] [2] Complications Bleeding , stomach ulcers , stomach[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Acute Cholecystitis

    A 61-year-old man presented with upper abdominal pain and jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of a 65-year-old female who was admitted for increasing upper abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here the authors present a case of 58-year-man with history of upper abdominal pain and fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Biliary Tract Infection

    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] Parameters: (1) local symptoms (upper abdominal pain and tenderness, other) (2) body temperature and fever (3) erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) (4) white blood cell (WBC[meducator3.net] Sudden severe upper abdominal pain RUQ tenderness and guarding Low grade fever Jaundice is usually absent Complications Early Acute suppurative cholangitis Hepatic ascariasis[slideshare.net]

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