Hindrance of the passage of luminal contents in the DUODENUM. Duodenal obstruction can be partial or complete, and caused by intrinsic or extrinsic factors. Simple obstruction is associated with diminished or stopped flow of luminal contents. Strangulating obstruction is associated with impaired blood flow to the duodenum in addition to obstructed flow of luminal contents.
The hindering of output from the STOMACH into the SMALL INTESTINE. This obstruction may be of mechanical or functional origin such as EDEMA from PEPTIC ULCER; NEOPLASMS; FOREIGN BODIES; or AGING.
Pathological conditions in the DUODENUM region of the small intestine (INTESTINE, SMALL).
Congenital obliteration of the lumen of the intestine, with the ILEUM involved in 50% of the cases and the JEJUNUM and DUODENUM following in frequency. It is the most frequent cause of INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION in NEWBORNS. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Surgical formation of an opening into the DUODENUM.
Any impairment, arrest, or reversal of the normal flow of INTESTINAL CONTENTS toward the ANAL CANAL.
A condition of abnormally high AMNIOTIC FLUID volume, such as greater than 2,000 ml in the LAST TRIMESTER and usually diagnosed by ultrasonographic criteria (AMNIOTIC FLUID INDEX). It is associated with maternal DIABETES MELLITUS; MULTIPLE PREGNANCY; CHROMOSOMAL DISORDERS; and congenital abnormalities.
The abundant submucosal mucous glands in the DUODENUM. These glands secrete BICARBONATE IONS; GLYCOPROTEINS; and PEPSINOGEN II.
A slowly progressive condition of unknown etiology, characterized by deposition of fibrous tissue in the retroperitoneal space compressing the ureters, great vessels, bile duct, and other structures. When associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm, it may be called chronic periaortitis or inflammatory perianeurysmal fibrosis.
Tumors or cancer of the DUODENUM.
The shortest and widest portion of the SMALL INTESTINE adjacent to the PYLORUS of the STOMACH. It is named for having the length equal to about the width of 12 fingers.
A dilation of the duodenal papilla that is the opening of the juncture of the COMMON BILE DUCT and the MAIN PANCREATIC DUCT, also known as the hepatopancreatic ampulla.
Any hindrance to the passage of air into and out of the lungs.
Blockage in any part of the URETER causing obstruction of urine flow from the kidney to the URINARY BLADDER. The obstruction may be congenital, acquired, unilateral, bilateral, complete, partial, acute, or chronic. Depending on the degree and duration of the obstruction, clinical features vary greatly such as HYDRONEPHROSIS and obstructive nephropathy.
A pouch or sac developed from a tubular or saccular organ, such as the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.
The fold of peritoneum by which the COLON is attached to the posterior ABDOMINAL WALL.
A congenital abnormality characterized by the outpouching or sac formation in the ILEUM. It is a remnant of the embryonic YOLK SAC in which the VITELLINE DUCT failed to close.
Opening or penetration through the wall of the INTESTINES.
Saccular protrusion beyond the wall of the ESOPHAGUS.
An extramedullary tumor of immature MYELOID CELLS or MYELOBLASTS. Granulocytic sarcoma usually occurs with or follows the onset of ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA.
Clonal expansion of myeloid blasts in bone marrow, blood, and other tissue. Myeloid leukemias develop from changes in cells that normally produce NEUTROPHILS; BASOPHILS; EOSINOPHILS; and MONOCYTES.
The formation and development of blood cells outside the BONE MARROW, as in the SPLEEN; LIVER; or LYMPH NODES.
Disorders of the blood and blood forming tissues.
Conditions which cause proliferation of hemopoietically active tissue or of tissue which has embryonic hemopoietic potential. They all involve dysregulation of multipotent MYELOID PROGENITOR CELLS, most often caused by a mutation in the JAK2 PROTEIN TYROSINE KINASE.
Diseases in any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT from ESOPHAGUS to RECTUM.
A group of adenine ribonucleotides in which the phosphate residues of each adenine ribonucleotide act as bridges in forming diester linkages between the ribose moieties.
The guidelines and policy statements set forth by the editor(s) or editorial board of a publication.
A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.
A plant genus of the family POLYGONACEAE that is used as an EDIBLE GRAIN. Although the seeds are used as cereal, the plant is not one of the cereal grasses (POACEAE).
The profession of writing. Also the identity of the writer as the creator of a literary production.
The portion of an interactive computer program that issues messages to and receives commands from a user.
"The business or profession of the commercial production and issuance of literature" (Webster's 3d). It includes the publisher, publication processes, editing and editors. Production may be by conventional printing methods or by electronic publishing.
Ulceration of the GASTRIC MUCOSA due to contact with GASTRIC JUICE. It is often associated with HELICOBACTER PYLORI infection or consumption of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS).
A vehicle equipped for transporting patients in need of emergency care.
Persistently high systemic arterial BLOOD PRESSURE. Based on multiple readings (BLOOD PRESSURE DETERMINATION), hypertension is currently defined as when SYSTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when DIASTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.
Ulcer that occurs in the regions of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT which come into contact with GASTRIC JUICE containing PEPSIN and GASTRIC ACID. It occurs when there are defects in the MUCOSA barrier. The common forms of peptic ulcers are associated with HELICOBACTER PYLORI and the consumption of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS).
Bleeding from a PEPTIC ULCER that can be located in any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.
TUBERCULOSIS that involves any region of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, mostly in the distal ILEUM and the CECUM. In most cases, MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS is the pathogen. Clinical features include ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; and palpable mass in the ileocecal area.
Any of the infectious diseases of man and other animals caused by species of MYCOBACTERIUM.
MYCOBACTERIUM infections of the lung.
A species of gram-positive, aerobic bacteria that produces TUBERCULOSIS in humans, other primates, CATTLE; DOGS; and some other animals which have contact with humans. Growth tends to be in serpentine, cordlike masses in which the bacilli show a parallel orientation.
Tuberculosis resistant to chemotherapy with two or more ANTITUBERCULAR AGENTS, including at least ISONIAZID and RIFAMPICIN. The problem of resistance is particularly troublesome in tuberculous OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS associated with HIV INFECTIONS. It requires the use of second line drugs which are more toxic than the first line regimens. TB with isolates that have developed further resistance to at least three of the six classes of second line drugs is defined as EXTENSIVELY DRUG-RESISTANT TUBERCULOSIS.
Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent or treat TUBERCULOSIS.
Pregnancy in which the mother and/or FETUS are at greater than normal risk of MORBIDITY or MORTALITY. Causes include inadequate PRENATAL CARE, previous obstetrical history (ABORTION, SPONTANEOUS), pre-existing maternal disease, pregnancy-induced disease (GESTATIONAL HYPERTENSION), and MULTIPLE PREGNANCY, as well as advanced maternal age above 35.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
A mitosporic fungal genus including one species which forms a toxin in moldy hay that may cause a serious illness in horses.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
... , or duodenal blow-out, is the leakage of the blind end of the duodenum. It occurs as a complication of Billroth ... It can also occur because of afferent loop block, local pancreatitis and distal obstruction. The patient who was previously ... convalescing satisfactorily may suddenly present with severe abdominal pain, fever and shock-like state. Jaundice may develop ... Surgery is indicated when there is peritonitis, unresponsive fistula or distal obstruction. Once the life-threatening phase is ...
Abdominal tenderness or an abdominal mass are not generally seen as symptoms of intestinal atresia. Rather, abdominal ... This is more common in duodenal and oesophageal atresia. The most common cause of non-duodenal intestinal atresia is a vascular ... Atresia Bowel obstruction Ileus Pediatric surgery Alastair John Ward Millar, John R. Gosche, Kokila Lakhoo (2011). "Chapter 63 ... Duodenal atresia - malformation of the duodenum, part of the intestine that empties from the stomach, and first section of the ...
Plain radiography may demonstrate signs of duodenal obstruction with dilatation of the proximal duodenum and stomach but it is ... Patients (often infants) present acutely with midgut volvulus, manifested by bilious vomiting, crampy abdominal pain, abdominal ... In cases of obstructing Ladd bands, it will reveal a duodenal obstruction. ... fibrous bands (of Ladd) course over the vertical portion of the duodenum (DII), causing intestinal obstruction. ...
doi:10.1016/0002-9343(62)90222-X. Sturtevant, Mills (1939). "Megaduodenum and Duodenal Obstruction: Criteria for Diagnosis". ... Symptoms include: Dilated Duodenum Abdominal distention Nausea Vomiting and diarrhea Severe digestive pseudo-obstruction ... Duodenal atresia Megaduodenum due to its duodenal ganglionitis is an unusual condition, Megaduodenum's similarity to megacolon ... The secondary causes include Chagas disease, systematic sclerosis, duodenal stenosis, and visceral myopathy. The signs of ...
Acute midgut volvulus Chronic midgut volvulus Acute duodenal obstruction Chronic duodenal obstruction Short bowel syndrome, in ... crampy abdominal pain, abdominal distention, and in late cases, the passage of blood and mucus in their stools. Patients with ... In cases of obstructing Ladd's bands, upper GI may reveal a duodenal obstruction. Although upper GI series is regarded as the ... plain radiography may demonstrate signs of duodenal obstruction with dilatation of the proximal duodenum and stomach but it is ...
... small bowel obstruction Lower abdominal pain Diarrhea Colitis Crohn's Dysentery Hernia Right lower quadrant Colon: ... duodenal ulcer, diverticulitis, appendicitis Right upper quadrant Liver: hepatomegaly, fatty liver, hepatitis, liver cancer, ... Below is a brief overview of abdominal pain emergencies. Abdominal pain is the reason about 3% of adults see their family ... a person presenting with abdominal pain may initially require IV fluids due to decreased intake secondary to abdominal pain and ...
In medicine, Valentino's syndrome is pain presenting in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen caused by a duodenal ulcer with ... Patients with perforated Valentino's syndrome usually present with a sudden onset of severe, sharp abdominal pain in the right ... Untreated peptic ulcers can often lead to greater complications such as hemorrhage, obstruction, and cancer. Diagnosing ... When a peptic ulcer bursts, the gastrointestinal or duodenal fluid leaks through it and pools in the right paracolic gutter ...
High obstruction can be suspected based on the double bubble sign. Cases without distal gas are usually related to duodenal ... It may be subtle and easily overlooked on physical examination or can involve massive abdominal distension, respiratory ... Neonatal bowel obstruction (NBO) or neonatal intestinal obstruction is the most common surgical emergency in the neonatal ... Bowel obstruction Vinocur, Daniel N.; Lee, Edward Y.; Eisenberg, Ronald L. (January 2012). "Neonatal Intestinal Obstruction". ...
After birth, duodenal atresia may cause abdominal distension, especially of the upper abdomen. Bilious or non bilious vomiting ... "Congenital duodenal obstruction in the UK: a population-based study". Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal ... Approximately 8% of infants with Down syndrome have duodenal atresia. The diagnosis of duodenal atresia is usually confirmed by ... "Open vs laparoscopic repair of congenital duodenal obstructions: a concurrent series". Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 43 (6): ...
Another possibility is obstruction of the bile duct by the parasite or its eggs, leading to biliary obstruction and cholangitis ... The acute phase consists of abdominal pain with associated nausea and diarrhea. Long-standing infections consist of fatigue, ... Infection is detected mainly on identification of eggs by microscopic demonstration in faeces or in duodenal aspirate, but ... The pathology of long-standing infections consist of bile stasis, obstruction, bacterial infections, inflammation, periductal ...
An abdominal CT scan or an MRI allows to highlight the narrowing of the descending duodenal tract and the ring of pancreatic ... Pansini M, Magerkurth O, Haecker FM, Sesia SB (September 2012). "Annular pancreas associated with duodenal obstruction". BMJ ... Postnatal diagnostic procedures include abdominal x-ray and ultrasound, CT scan, and upper GI and small bowel series. Abdominal ... In some cases it is possible to have signs of inverse peristalsis of the duodenal tract which is proximal to the narrowing ...
Leakage of barium sulfate into the abdominal cavity may occur in people with duodenal ulcers or other perforations and may lead ... Complete gastrointestinal obstruction is a contraindication for barium studies. Barium sulfate as a contrast medium was evolved ... Constipation and abdominal pain may occur after barium meals. The formation of baroliths, which may need to be removed ... hence Barium follow through remains in most centres the test of choice for the investigation of abdominal pain, diarrhoea and ...
One risk factor for this is duodenal diverticulum. This obstruction may lead to jaundice, elevation in alkaline phosphatase, ... The physician can confirm the diagnosis of cholelithiasis with an abdominal ultrasound that shows the ultrasonic shadows of the ... Jaundice of the skin or eyes is an important physical finding in biliary obstruction. Jaundice and/or clay-colored stool may ... Other indicators include raised indicators of ampulla of vater (pancreatic duct obstruction) such as lipases and amylases. In ...
... a potential space within the abdominal cavity. The most common cause is a perforated abdominal organ, generally from a ... Perforated duodenal ulcer - The most common cause of rupture in the abdomen. Especially of the anterior aspect of the first ... It is also seen in bowel obstruction with secondary perforation, as in Hirschprung disease, midgut volvulus, meconium ileus and ... A spontaneous pneumoperitoneum is a rare case that is not caused by an abdominal organ rupture. This is also called an ...
... unilateral 551 Other hernia of abdominal cavity, with gangrene 552 Other hernia of abdominal cavity with obstruction, without ... no esophagitis 530.85 Barrett's esophagitis 531 Gastric ulcer 532 Duodenal ulcer 533 Peptic ulcer, site unspecified 534 ... 560, Intestinal obstruction without mention of hernia 560.1, Ileus 560.3, Impaction of intestine 560.9, Intestinal obstruction ... mention 553 Other hernia of abdominal cavity without mention of obstruction 553.0 Hernia, femoral, unilateral 553.1 Hernia, ...
Inflammation of the pyloric antrum, which connects the stomach to the duodenum, is more likely to lead to duodenal ulcers, ... Acute infection may appear as an acute gastritis with abdominal pain (stomach ache) or nausea. Where this develops into chronic ... gastric outlet obstruction while colorectal polyps may be the cause of rectal bleeding, anemia, constipation, diarrhea, weight ... In 1994, the National Institutes of Health stated most recurrent duodenal and gastric ulcers were caused by H. pylori, and ...
Occasionally, the disease may manifest itself as an acute abdomen or bowel obstruction. Mucosal EG (25-100%) is the most common ... EG typically presents with a combination of chronic nonspecific GI symptoms which include abdominal pain, diarrhea, occasional ... acute appendicitis and giant refractory duodenal ulcer. Peripheral blood eosinophilia and elevated serum IgE are usual but not ... Muscular EG (13-70%) present with obstruction of gastric outlet or small intestine; sometimes as an obstructing caecal mass or ...
Aug 2004;60(2):229-33 Gastric outlet obstruction due to duodenal tuberculosis. ... Abdominal X-ray may show a gastric fluid level which would support the diagnosis. Barium meal and follow through may show an ... Gastric outlet obstruction (GOO) is a medical condition where there is an obstruction at the level of the pylorus, which is the ... Surgery is indicated in cases of gastric outlet obstruction in which there is significant obstruction and in cases where ...
The classic triad of intermittent abdominal pain, jaundice, and a right upper quadrant abdominal mass is found only in minority ... If the obstruction is not relieved, permanent damage may occur to the liver - scarring and cirrhosis - with the signs of portal ... Type III or Choledochocele: Arise from dilatation of duodenal portion of CBD or where pancreatic duct meets. Type IVa: ... choledochal cysts are more likely to cause abdominal pain and intermittent episodes of jaundice and occasionally cholangitis ( ...
Duodenal bulb or the pylorus are involved roughly in 33% cases. Microscopically, the gastric wall shows a characteristic ... Most patients present certain symptoms including anaemia due to hematemesis, ulceration, gastric outlet obstruction, ... fistulating abscess formation, intermittent epigastric discomfort and abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, or could ...
... due to both the duodenal compression and the compensatory reversed peristalsis), abdominal distention/distortion, burping, ... inducing the obstruction, or sudden weight loss for any reason. Causes include prolonged supine bed rest, scoliosis surgery, ... the duodenal compression) has been bypassed or relieved. Reversed peristalsis has been shown to respond to duodenal circular ... abdominal wall laxity, peritoneal adhesions, abdominal trauma, rapid linear adolescent growth spurt, weight loss, starvation, ...
... duodenal diseases MeSH C06.405.469.275.270 - duodenal neoplasms MeSH C06.405.469.275.395 - duodenal obstruction MeSH C06.405. ... abdominal MeSH C06.405.293.249.249 - gastroschisis MeSH C06.405.293.249.374 - hernia, femoral MeSH C06.405.293.249.437 - hernia ... intestinal obstruction MeSH C06.405.469.531.099 - afferent loop syndrome MeSH C06.405.469.531.311 - duodenal obstruction MeSH ... intestinal pseudo-obstruction MeSH C06.405.469.531.492.500.217 - colonic pseudo-obstruction MeSH C06.405.469.531.568 - ...
The most common symptoms of a duodenal ulcer are waking at night with upper abdominal pain and upper abdominal pain that ... Gastric outlet obstruction is a narrowing of the pyloric canal by scarring and swelling of the gastric antrum and duodenum due ... abdominal pain, classically epigastric, strongly correlated with mealtimes. In case of duodenal ulcers, the pain appears about ... An acidic environment at the antrum causes metaplasia of the duodenal cells, causing duodenal ulcers.[14] ...
... acute abdominal pain, gastrointestinal obstruction, perforation or intussusception. Benign tumors: Leiomyoma Lipoma Vascular ... Jejunal, duodenal mucosa or Brunner's tissue were each found in 2% of ectopic cases. Heterotopic rests of gastric mucosa and ... Luminal obstruction due to tumors, enterolith, foreign body, causing stasis or bacterial infection. Association with acute ... Computed tomography (CT scan) might be a useful tool to demonstrate a blind ended and inflamed structure in the mid-abdominal ...
Duodenal ulceration can lead to inflammation or fibrosis of the duodenum. Duodenal scarring or blockage makes it subpar for an ... Obstruction can occur when gallstones may be too large to pass through the CBD into the duodenum. Liver tests are performed ... can be used to determine whether there is an increased bilirubin concentration within the intra-abdominal fluid. Given there is ... The longitudinal duodenal cut should be located slightly inferior to the choledochotomy. As the small intestine is known to ...
The most common side-effects of itopride include mild to moderate abdominal pain and diarrhoea. Some other side effects that ... Itopride is contraindicated in hypersensitivity to itopride or benzamides; lactation, GI hemorrhage, obstruction or perforation ... and improves gastro-duodenal coordination. Itopride given as a single dose study found that it also raises levels of motilin, ...
If the source of the bleeding also involves obstruction of the common bile duct (such as with some tumours of the head of the ... Over one-half of patients with hemosuccus also develop abdominal pain, usually located in the epigastrium, or uppermost part of ... active bleeding can be seen from the duodenal ampulla. Even though endoscopy may be normal, it helps to rule out other causes ... They may also develop abdominal pain. It is associated with pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer and aneurysms of the splenic artery ...
Obstruction of intestine. Weight loss/ poor appetite Anemia (Due to Vitamin B12 malabsorption, and bleeding) Hematemesis ... Secretin, which is a hormone released from the duodenal S cells that induce the release of pancreatic bicarbonate (HCO3) that ... Other commonly used tests to further confirm the diagnosis are CT scan of the abdominal area Somatostatin receptor scintigraphy ... Pancreatic gastrinomas are larger than their duodenal counterparts, may occur in any portion of the pancreas, and comprise 25% ...
Symptoms include severe abdominal pain and tenderness. When the hole is in the stomach or early part of the small intestine the ... A Graham patch may be used for duodenal perforations. Conservative treatment including intravenous fluids, antibiotics, ... bowel obstruction such as from a volvulus, colon cancer, or diverticulitis, stomach ulcers, ischemic bowel, and a number of ... On x-rays, gas may be visible in the abdominal cavity. Gas is easily visualized on x-ray while the patient is in an upright ...
In the mother, the physician may observe increased abdominal size out of proportion for her weight gain and gestation age, ... An annular pancreas causing obstruction may also be the cause. Bochdalek's hernia, in which the pleuro-peritoneal membranes ( ... Table 11-2) but these anomalies include: gastrointestinal abnormalities such as esophageal atresia and duodenal atresia ( ...
... including abdominal bloating and cramps, flatulence, diarrhea, nausea, borborygmi, and vomiting (particularly in adolescents). ... "A biopsy-based quick test in the diagnosis of duodenal hypolactasia in upper gastrointestinal endoscopy". Endoscopy. 38 (7): ... Esophagogastric junction outflow obstruction. *Diffuse esophageal spasm. *Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). * ... Symptoms may include abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea, gas, and nausea.[1] These symptoms typically start thirty minutes to ...
Enterocolitis (Necrotizing) · IBD (குரோன் நோய்) - vascular: Abdominal angina · Mesenteric ischemia · Angiodysplasia - Bowel ... குடலழற்சி (Duodenitis, குடலழற்சி, Ileitis) - Peptic (duodenal) ulcer (Curling's ulcer) - Malabsorption: Coeliac · Tropical ... obstruction: Ileus · Intussusception · Volvulus · Fecal impaction - மலச்சிக்கல் · வயிற்றுப்போக்கு (இரையகக்குடலிய அழற்சி) · ... Diaphragmatic: Congenital diaphragmatic · Hiatus - Abdominal hernia: Inguinal (Indirect, Direct) · Umbilical · Incisional · ...
Mild intestinal signs (abdominal distention, increased gastric residuals, bloody stools). *Non-specific or normal radiological ... Long-term complications of medical NEC include bowel obstruction and anemia. In the United States of America it caused 355 ... Monitoring is clinical, although serial supine and left lateral decubitus abdominal X-rays should be performed every six hours ... Symptoms may progress rapidly to abdominal discoloration with intestinal perforation and peritonitis and systemic hypotension ...
The gastrointestinal tract can be damaged following abdominal and pelvic radiotherapy.[22] Atrophy, fibrosis and vascular ... stomach or duodenal ulcers[13][14] This collateral radiation is commonly caused by non-targeted delivery (reflux) of the ... especially where there is pre-existing raised intracranial pressure or where the tumor is causing near-total obstruction of a ...
Other abnormalities include anal atresia, absence of the rectum and sigmoid colon, esophageal and duodenal atresia, and a ... Type IV occurs when a longstanding obstruction in either the kidney or ureter leads to cystic kidneys or hydronephrosis. This ... Abdominal. Kidney. *Renal agenesis/Potter sequence, Papillorenal syndrome. *cystic *Polycystic kidney disease ... While these types of obstructions occur frequently in fetuses, they rarely tend to lead to fetal demise. ...
Abdominal internal oblique muscle. References. *^ Kong F, Singh RP (June 2008). "Disintegration of solid foods in human stomach ... The first receptacle for this chyme is the duodenal bulb. From here it passes into the first of the three sections of the small ... It starts at the duodenal bulb and ends at the suspensory muscle of duodenum. The attachment of the suspensory muscle to the ... The celiac artery is the first major branch from the abdominal aorta, and is the only major artery that nourishes the digestive ...
If the noninvasive ultrasound examination fails to demonstrate gallstones, or other obstruction to the gallbladder or biliary ... conducted after an ultrasonographic examination of the abdominal right upper quadrant for a patient presenting with abdominal ... this indicates either cholecystitis or cystic duct obstruction, such as by cholelithiasis (gallstone formation).[2] This ...
People typically present with either an intermittent mass, localized pain, or signs of bowel obstruction.[1] ... meaning that they do not lie below the subcutaneous fat but penetrate between the muscles of the abdominal wall; therefore, ... Peptic (duodenal) ulcer *Curling's ulcer. *Malabsorption: Coeliac. *Tropical sprue. *Blind loop syndrome ...
Vascular: Abdominal angina. *Mesenteric ischemia. *Angiodysplasia. *Bowel obstruction: Ileus. *Intussusception. *Volvulus. * ... Peptic (duodenal) ulcer *Curling's ulcer. *Malabsorption: Coeliac. *Tropical sprue. *Blind loop syndrome ...
Leakage of barium sulfate into the abdominal cavity may occur in people with duodenal ulcers or other perforations and may lead ... Complete gastrointestinal obstruction is also a contraindication for barium studies.[14] ... Constipation and abdominal pain may occur after barium meals.[28] The formation of baroliths, which may need to be removed ... hence Barium follow through remains in most centres the test of choice for the investigation of abdominal pain, diarrhoea and ...
Abdominal pain and cramping, bloatedness with abdominal distension (thought to be due to fermentative production of bowel gas ... An upper endoscopy with biopsy of the duodenum (beyond the duodenal bulb) or jejunum is performed to obtain multiple samples ( ... narrowing as a result of scarring with obstruction of the bowel).[40] ... None or non-specific, abdominal distention, diarrhoea, constipation, malabsorption, weight loss, dermatitis herpetiformis[1][2] ...
The outermost layer of the esophagus is the adventitia in most of its length, with the abdominal part being covered in serosa. ... When severe, esophageal cancer may eventually cause obstruction of the esophagus, making swallowing of any solid foods very ... This is similar to the lymphatic drainage of the abdominal structures that arise from the foregut, which all drain into the ...
A hiatal hernia is a type of hernia in which abdominal organs (typically the stomach) slip through the diaphragm into the ... or bowel obstruction.[1] ... Peptic (duodenal) ulcer *Curling's ulcer. *Malabsorption: ... in which an abdominal organ moves beside the esophagus.[1] The diagnosis may be confirmed with endoscopy or medical imaging.[1] ...
... twisting and pulling of internal organs may result in complications such as abdominal pain or intestinal obstruction. ... Abdominal adhesions[edit]. Abdominal adhesions (or intra-abdominal adhesions) are most commonly caused by abdominal surgical ... Abdominal surgery[edit]. A study showed that more than 90% of people develop adhesions following open abdominal surgery and ... "Abdominal Adhesions (Scar Tissue)". Medicinenet. Retrieved 20 February 2014.. *^ Liakakos, T; Thomakos, N; Fine, PM; Dervenis, ...
Blood or mucus in the diarrhea, significant abdominal pain, or high fever suggests a more serious cause, such as cholera, ... Other commonly associated symptoms are abdominal cramping, bloating, fever, and malaise. Appetite may decrease significantly.[9 ... abdominal pain, hives or rash, and loss of appetite.[36] Antimotility agents should not, as a rule, be taken by children under ... It may be accompanied by abdominal cramps, nausea, fever, and bloating.[3] Occasionally bloody diarrhea may occur.[5] Most ...
K46) Unspecified abdominal hernia. (K50-K52) Noninfective enteritis and colitis[మార్చు]. *(K50) Crohn's disease (regional ... K56) Paralytic ileus and intestinal obstruction without hernia *(K56.0) Paralytic ileus ... K26) Duodenal ulcer. *(K27) Peptic ulcer, site unspecified. *(K28) Gastrojejunal ulcer ...
Solid dysphagia is due to obstruction such as esophageal cancer, esophageal web, or stricture. ... Peptic (duodenal) ulcer *Curling's ulcer. *Malabsorption: Coeliac. *Tropical sprue. *Blind loop syndrome ... Vascular: Abdominal angina. *Mesenteric ischemia. *Angiodysplasia. *Bowel obstruction: Ileus. *Intussusception. *Volvulus. * ...
Abdominal pain can be confused with other gut disorders and will not relieve the pain in these instances.[5] ... In contrast, mechanical obstruction of the biliary tract is the major factor leading to bacterial degradation and precipitation ... Gallbladder disease presents chiefly with abdominal pain located in the right upper abdomen. This pain is described as biliary ... In these cases, physicians will need to rule out peritonitis, inflammation of the abdominal cavity. A negative Murphy's sign ...
"Predictors of duodenal ulcer healing and relapse". Journal of Gastroenterology. 81 (6): 1061-1067. PMID 7026344. Retrieved ... Vascular: Abdominal angina. *Mesenteric ischemia. *Angiodysplasia. *Bowel obstruction: Ileus. *Intussusception. *Volvulus. * ... "A Prospective Study of Gastric and Duodenal Ulcer and Its Relation to Smoking, Alcohol, and Diet". American Journal of ...
... fluid accumulation in the abdominal cavity), and peripheral edema (swelling of the legs due to fluid build-up in the skin). The ... Peptic (duodenal) ulcer *Curling's ulcer. *Malabsorption: Coeliac. *Tropical sprue. *Blind loop syndrome ... Vascular: Abdominal angina. *Mesenteric ischemia. *Angiodysplasia. *Bowel obstruction: Ileus. *Intussusception. *Volvulus. * ...
... coupled with an increase in abdominal pressure as the abdominal muscles contract, propels stomach contents into the esophagus ... Fecal vomiting is often a consequence of intestinal obstruction or a gastrocolic fistula and is treated as a warning sign of ... Bile can enter the vomit during subsequent heaves due to duodenal contraction if the vomiting is severe. ... Individuals who do not regularly exercise their abdominal muscles may experience pain in those muscles for a few days. The ...
Yellow skin, abdominal or back pain, unexplained weight loss, light-colored stools, dark urine, loss of appetite[1]. ... In such cases, bypass surgery might overcome the obstruction and improve quality of life but is not intended as a cure.[11] ... Signs and symptoms of the most common form of pancreatic cancer may include yellow skin, abdominal or back pain, unexplained ... In up to two-thirds of people abdominal pain is the main symptom, for 46% of the total accompanied by jaundice, with 13% having ...
Plain abdominal X-ray may show signs of a thickened wall, ileus, constipation, small bowel obstruction or free air in the case ... Clinical features of acute diverticulitis include constant abdominal pain, localized abdominal tenderness in the left lower ... Tears in the colon leading to bleeding or perforations may occur; intestinal obstruction may occur (constipation or diarrhea ... as the barium may leak out into the abdominal cavity, and colonoscopy can cause perforations of the bowel wall. ...
Enterocolitis (Necrotizing) · IBD (Crohn's disease) - vascular: Abdominal angina · Mesenteric ischemia · Angiodysplasia - Bowel ... Enteritis (Duodenitis, Jejunitis, Ileitis) - Peptic (duodenal) ulcer (Curling's ulcer) - Malabsorption: Coeliac · Tropical ... obstruction: Ileus · Intussusception · Volvulus · Fecal impaction - Constipation · Diarrhea (Infectious) · Intestinal adhesions ...
Depending on the level of obstruction, bowel obstruction can present with abdominal pain, swollen abdomen, abdominal distension ... Large bowel obstruction[edit]. Upright abdominal X-ray of a person with a large bowel obstruction showing multiple air fluid ... Small bowel obstruction[edit]. Upright abdominal X-ray demonstrating a small bowel obstruction. Note multiple air fluid levels. ... Outlet obstruction[edit]. Outlet obstruction is a sub-type of large bowel obstruction and refers to conditions affecting the ...
The risk of abdominal-wall hernia is markedly decreased in laparoscopic surgery. Abdominal surgery always results in some ... An internal hernia may result from surgery and re-arrangement of the bowel and is a cause of bowel obstruction. Antecolic ... Adjustable gastric band Duodenal switch surgery StomaphyX-Revisional, natural orifice procedure for patients that have regained ... A hernia, either internal or through the abdominal wall, may also result. When the bowel becomes trapped by adhesions or a ...
Ileus, which refers to functional obstruction or aperistalsis of the intestine, is a physiologic response to abdominal surgery ... It is also used for the treatment of pancreatic or duodenal trauma, or chronic pancreatitis. Due to the shared blood supply of ... Intractable abdominal pain is the main surgical indication for surgical management of chronic pancreatitis. Removal of the head ... This may spare the patient the large abdominal incision that would occur if they were to undergo the initial part of a ...
... bile duct obstruction, and bleeding can occur. Approximately 162 cases of perforated duodenal diverticulum have been reported ... We present a rare case of an 82-year-old female with perforation of a duodenal diverticulum caused by small bowel obstruction; ... The incidence of duodenal diverticulum diagnosed by upper GI study is approximately 5%. Autopsy results show that 22% of the ... Most patients with duodenal diverticulum are asymptomatic. However, complications like inflammation, perforation with ...
Gastrointestinal involvement (GI) is extremely rare from nonspecific abdominal symptoms to obstruction. Eight cases of myeloid ... Asymptomatic or nonspecific abdominal symptoms such as obstruction, appendicitis-like pain, and acute abdomen due to tumor ... Duodenal carcinoids may present with nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and hemorrhage due to excess gastrin production. ... These patients presented with variable symptoms including abdominal pain, anorexia, obstruction, and in some cases bleeding due ...
Observe abdominal wound for redness and swelling. Aseptic technique is used for changing abdominal dressing daily. ... Duodenal obstruction is a complete or partial blockage of the duodenum. The obstruction can occur at any level in the duodenum ... Surgery - management of Duodenal Obstruction in the neonate. This document is only valid for the day on which it is accessed. ... Preoperative care of Infants with Duodenal Obstruction. Follow the steps below to ensure safety of baby is maintained pre- ...
There is no bowel obstruction or pneumoperitoneum. Duodenal diverticulum noted. The appendix is normal. There is diverticulosis ... The abdominal aorta is normal in caliber. Nonspecific mildly prominent periportal lymph nodes are stable. Index node measures ...
Duodenal obstruction due to abdominal aortic aneurysm. Br Med J 1975; 2 :727 (Published 28 June 1975) ...
Atheromatous changes of abdominal aorta and common iliac arteries.. Uterus is anteverted and normal in size. No adnexal masses ... This is producing no obstruction. A smaller calculus is seen at the lower pole of left renal collecting system producing no ... Gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer with weigh loss. Ulcers of the duodenum and stomach are called peptic ulcers. H.pylori causes ... Board index Clinical: Patient Oriented Discussions Diseases and Symptoms Ulcers: Duodenal and Gastric ...
Letter: Duodenal obstruction due to abdominal aortic aneurysm. Br Med J 1975; 3 :304 (Published 02 August 1975) ...
Symptoms of stomach and duodenal involvement include abdominal pain and upper GI bleeding. Nausea and vomiting is a feature ... Intestinal obstruction may be partial or complete with TB. Segmental involvement usually is in a stenotic form. ... Gastric and Duodenal Tuberculosis. Stomach and duodenal involvement by TB is rare because of (1) the sparsity of lymphoid ... Radiological findings in duodenal tuberculosis: a 15-year experience. Abdom Imaging. 2015 Jun. 40 (5):1104-9. [Medline]. ...
The duodenum also undergoes a solid phase during this time; between 8-10 weeks gestation, the duodenal lumen is reestablished ... 46] Diagnosis after birth is usually timely because the newborn demonstrates signs of distal bowel obstruction. Abdominal ... Malrotation with volvulus may also result in duodenal obstruction with a double-bubble sign and can coexist with duodenal ... Laparoscopy has also been shown to be a safe and effective approach to repair of congenital duodenal obstruction. [10, 11, 12, ...
... abdominal mass, signs of bowel obstruction, and/or leucocytosis; (i) abnormal serum levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH ... Cultures of duodenal fluid were done, as reported elsewhere [5, 6]. When the results of quantitative duodenal culture were ... For the needs of the study, SIBO was defined as any equal to or more than 105 CFU/ml of duodenal aspirate and/or presence of ... 4c). Decrease of the abdominal pain intensity score was detected among patients without IBS-M (Fig. 4d).. Open image in new ...
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Symptoms of stomach ulcers are indigestion, abdominal discomfort, or upper abdominal hunger pain or burning. Causes, home ... stomach or duodenal) are holes hole in the lining of the stomach, duodenum. ... Duodenal ulcers sometimes also may obstruct the flow of intestinal contents. Patients with obstruction often report; ... Abdominal muscles become rigid and board-like. Urgent surgery usually is required. A duodenal ulcer that has perforated can ...
The patients have minimal abdominal distension due to the high level of obstruction. Jaundice may be seen when the duodenal ... sign with no gas distal to the duodenum in duodenal atresia. Once duodenal obstruction is recognized further imaging is usually ... High bowel obstruction. *Duodenal atresia/stenosis *Annular pancreas *Malrotation with midgut volvulus References:. See ... The ratio of duodenal atresia to duodenal stenosis is 4:1. The point of atresia is distal to the ampulla of Vater in 75-80% of ...
Intestinal obstruction.. *Perforated duodenal ulcer.. *Renal colic, the pain caused by kidney stones. ... Abdominal Pain. The most common surgical cause of acute abdominal pain is acute appendicitis. Because appendicitis is a common ... Acute abdominal pain is one of the most frequently encountered symptoms in patients seeking emergency attention. It is also the ... Acute abdomen refers to the clinical situation in which a sudden change in the condition of the intra-abdominal organs - ...
His CBC showed 16.7 x 109 cells/L (88% neutrophils). An abdominal sonogram, supplemented with a CT scan, revealed duodenal ... bile obstruction and obstructive pancreatitis are more uncommon (4). Duodenal diverticulitis remains underdiagnosed because, in ... Duodenal diverticulitis is an uncommon though clinically significant complication that may be mistaken for other differently ... Duodenal diverticula: potential complications and common imaging pitfalls. Clin Radiol 2014:69:1072-6. DOI: 10.1016/j.crad. ...
Mirror image transposition of abdominal and thoracic viscera is termed situs inversus. Duodenal obstruction in situs inversus ... A duodenal diaphragm and other more common causes of duodenal obstruction should also be excluded in these patients. ... A preduodenal portal vein, though not uncommon in situs inversus, rarely causes duodenal obstruction. Where obstruction by a ... Read more about Obstruction of the Duodenum by a Preduodenal Portal Vein in Situs Inversus ...
Definition Duodenal obstruction [2] is a partial or complete obstruction of the duodenum, the first part of the small intestine ... Obstruction prevents food from passing through the digestive tract, interfering with digestion and nutrition . ... Abdominal x-rays will be performed and will typically show what is called the characteristic "double bubble," a combination of ... Duodenal obstruction. Definition. Duodenal obstruction is a partial or complete obstruction of the duodenum, the first part of ...
Dual duodenal obstruction: an abdominal camouflage. Aravind RM, Sangara Narayanan Narayanasamy, Ganesh Babu Natesan, Rajeswari ... Abdominal histoplasmosis mimicking tuberculosis in an immunocompromised patient. Bhupen Barman, Tony Ete, Jaya Mishra, Pravin ...
Harish K, Sunilkumar R, Varghese T, Feroze M. Strongyloidiasis presenting as duodenal obstruction. Trop Gastroenterol. 2005 Oct ... Strongyloides appendicitis: unusual etiology in two siblings with chronic abdominal pain. J Pediatr Surg. 2003 Sep. 38(9):E8-10 ...
Harish K, Sunilkumar R, Varghese T, Feroze M. Strongyloidiasis presenting as duodenal obstruction. Trop Gastroenterol. 2005 Oct ... Strongyloides appendicitis: unusual etiology in two siblings with chronic abdominal pain. J Pediatr Surg. 2003 Sep. 38(9):E8-10 ...
Description of pyloric obstruction; Causes of pyloric obstruction; Information on posterior gastrojejunostomy operation. ... RADIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF GASTRIC LESIONS PROLAPSING INTO THE DUODENAL BULB. Melamed, Abraham // American Journal of ... Interests in the differential diagnosis of upper abdominal disorders; Association of the abnormalities of mucosal prolapses ... PYLORIC OBSTRUCTION BY A MUCOSAL DIAPHRAGM. Pulsifer, L.; Jedd, F. L.; Van Zandt, T. F. // American Journal of Gastroenterology ...
Abdominal pain, bloating. Dumping syndrome Bariatric Surgery As a Treatment of Obesity in Canada Exclusion criteria:. BMI , 35 ... Small bowel obstruction. Ulcers. Bacterial overproduction Post-Operative Nutrition Recommendations Following a Nutrition Plan ... Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch Restrictive Restrictive & Malabsorptive Late complications. Nausea or vomiting. ...
... duodenal obstruction, nephrotic syndrome, recurrent asthma). Up to 75% of people with chronic strongyloidiasis have mild ... However, L3 larvae appear capable of migrating to the intestine via alternate routes (e.g. through abdominal viscera or ... Aspiration of duodenal fluid or use of the less invasive Entero-test (commonly called a string test) may be useful to detect ... Figure B: Sections of S. stercoralis from a duodenal biopsy specimen, stained with H&E. Although strongyloidiasis could not be ...
Updated Apr 2005 Surgery - management of Duodenal Obstruction in the neonate * Updated Jan 2005 Surgery - management of ... Abdominal wall defects in the neonate * Updated Oct 2018 Admission to Newborn Services from home Home delivery or early ... Updated Apr 2005 Surgery - management of abdominal wall defects in the neonate Includes initial management of the neonate born ...
In order children bowel obstruction may be secondary to adhesion from previous abdominal surgery eg appedicectomy.. Symptoms - ... Underlying causes - congenital duodenal or ileal atresia (Downs) or mal rotation of small bowel. Hirshprungs disease and ... Small bowel obstruction - congenital atresia or mal rotation - red flag. Malrotation. Intussusception. Constipation. Systemic ...
After careful lysis of Ladd bands, the duodenal obstruction was relieved. The appendix was visualized and removed so as not to ... and the cecum was fixed in the right upper quadrant along the lateral abdominal wall. The culprit Ladd band between the ... Despite this, however, not all patients present with signs and symptoms of an acute obstruction or volvulus. In fact, most ... Patients who are asymptomatic at birth may develop signs and symptoms of obstruction or volvulus at any age. Though ...
Stump blow-out, or duodenal blow-out, is the leakage of the blind end of the duodenum. It occurs as a complication of Billroth ... It can also occur because of afferent loop block, local pancreatitis and distal obstruction. The patient who was previously ... convalescing satisfactorily may suddenly present with severe abdominal pain, fever and shock-like state. Jaundice may develop ... Surgery is indicated when there is peritonitis, unresponsive fistula or distal obstruction. Once the life-threatening phase is ...
... duodenal stenosis explanation free. What is duodenal stenosis? Meaning of duodenal stenosis medical term. What does duodenal ... Looking for online definition of duodenal stenosis in the Medical Dictionary? ... The diagnosis is currently based on abdominal CT scan and MRI of the pancreas.. Annular pancreas causing duodenal obstruction: ... Abdominal situs inversus with congenital duodenal stenosis: rare association.. Situs inversus abdominalis and duodenal atresia ...
An injected abdominal scan demonstrated significant gastroduodenal distension, upstream of a stenosis of the third duodenal ... Conclusion: Superior mesenteric artery syndrome determines an acute or chronic intestinal obstruction. Injected abdominal scan ... Observation: HH was a 19 year-old woman with abdominal pain and intermittent postprandial vomiting since she was 5 years old. ... It determines an acute or chronic high intestinal obstruction pattern. We report the first observed case in Chad. ...
  • Duodenal obstruction is a complete or partial blockage of the duodenum. (starship.org.nz)
  • The obstruction can occur at any level in the duodenum, but most occur at the Ampulla of Vater, the entrance from the stomach into the duodenum. (starship.org.nz)
  • Rarely an annular pancreas is found, with the pancreas surrounding the second part of the duodenum causing the obstruction. (starship.org.nz)
  • The obstruction causes dilation of the proximal duodenum and stomach, as well as hypertrophy and distention of the pylorus. (medscape.com)
  • A common variation is the windsock anomaly, in which the duodenum is dilated distal to the point of obstruction because of a prolapsing membrane or web (see the image below). (medscape.com)
  • Plain radiography (see the first image below) is helpful and may reveal the classic double-bubble sign, representing air in the stomach and proximal duodenum, which is associated with complete or near-complete duodenal obstruction. (medscape.com)
  • The classic approach is through a supraumbilical transverse abdominal incision that provides adequate exposure of the duodenum once the ascending and transverse colon are mobilized to the left. (medscape.com)
  • A peptic ulcer (stomach or duodenal) is a break in the inner lining of the esophagus, stomach, or duodenum. (medicinenet.com)
  • On an abdominal film, a gas distended stomach and duodenum gives the "double bubble" sign with no gas distal to the duodenum in duodenal atresia. (virtualpediatrichospital.org)
  • Obstruction prevents the normal passage of stomach contents into the duodenum and keeps the gallbladder and pancreas from draining their secretions. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The duodenum may have a membrane reducing the channel size (lumen), or two blind pouches instead of one duodenal channel, or a gap or flap of tissue may be present. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Duodenal atresia can occur with other conditions such as a narrowing of the duodenal lumen (duodenal stenosis) or twisting of the duodenum around itself (duodenal volvulus). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Malrotation of the duodenum is a more common cause of duodenal obstruction, typically appearing in the first few weeks of life. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In malrotation, the duodenum is usually coiled to the right, causing obstruction of the duodenum and failure of the stomach contents to pass through to the next portion of small intestine. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Obstruction of the duodenum occurs in infants as a result of congenital causes. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The duodenal channel may be underdeveloped (duodenal hypoplasia), narrowed (duodenal stenosis), or the duodenum channel may not be properly formed (duodenal atresia). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Gastric outlet obstruction resulting from impaction of a gallstone in the duodenum. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Bouveret syndrome is characterized by the migration of a gallstone through a cholecystenteric fistula into the proximal duodenum resulting in gastric outlet obstruction. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The duodenal bulb and the descending part of the duodenum were dilated, but all other small intestinal loops were narrow. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • Inspection as far as the descending duodenum revealed no obstruction. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • High small intestinal ileus caused by obstruction of the horizontal segment of the duodenum due to acute gastric dilatation is a rare, potentially fatal (gastric necrosis, gastric rupture) complication of extreme overeating. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • A duodenal diverticulum (the plural of which is diverticula ) is a pouch attached to the duodenum, the second part of the small intestine just past the stomach. (medicinenet.com)
  • Rather, it protrudes into the duodenal lumen (the hollow inside of the duodenum through which digesting food flows). (medicinenet.com)
  • Intramural duodenal diverticula most commonly cause obstruction of the duodenum when the diverticulum fills with ingested material. (medicinenet.com)
  • Upon entry into the peritoneal cavity laparoscopically, the stomach and duodenum were distended, and the cecum was fixed in the right upper quadrant along the lateral abdominal wall. (sages.org)
  • The culprit Ladd band between the duodenum and colon was visualized, which was likely the transition point of obstruction. (sages.org)
  • Stump blow-out, or duodenal blow-out, is the leakage of the blind end of the duodenum. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is due to improper closure of duodenal stump, especially when the duodenum is inflamed and oedematous. (wikipedia.org)
  • Moreover, the presence of duodenal stenosis at the level of the third and fourth portion of the duodenum, identified on contrast CT, indicated chronic inflammation and secondary fibrosis. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The characteristic plain film finding of duodenal atresia is the "double bubble" sign, in which there is a dilated stomach and duodenum proximal to obstruction, separated by an intact pylorus. (virginia.edu)
  • It shows a complete duodenal obstruction due to exterior compression of the third part of the duodenum by the superior mesenteric artery. (elsevier.es)
  • Duodenal atresia is due to the failure of canalization of the embryonic duodenum. (merckmanuals.com)
  • Annular pancreas is a rare congenital anomaly (5 to 15 per 100,000 live births), often associated with Down syndrome, in which pancreatic tissue encircles the 2nd portion of the duodenum, causing duodenal obstruction. (merckmanuals.com)
  • Bouveret's syndrome is a rare form of small bowel obstruction caused by a large biliary stone entering the lumen of the duodenum or the stomach through a bilioenteric fistula. (bmj.com)
  • An exploratory celiotomy was performed revealing no obstruction of the duodenum or pylorus. (cornell.edu)
  • Pyloric atresia - The obstruction is at the pylorus, which is the passage linking the stomach and the first portion of the small intestine (duodenum). (chp.edu)
  • Duodenal atresia - The duodenum is obstructed. (chp.edu)
  • Following mobilization of the duodenum, an annular pancreas, with complete duodenal obstruction, was found. (appliedradiology.com)
  • 2 The most common abdominal radiographic finding is the double-bubble sign, which is composed of gaseous dilatation of the stomach and proximal duodenum, with a paucity of bowel gas distally. (appliedradiology.com)
  • HANAROSTENT ® LowAx ™ Duodenum is an uncovered stent designed to be used for palliative treatment of pyloric or duodenal obstructions caused by malignant neoplasms. (olympusamerica.com)
  • fibrous bands (of Ladd) course over the vertical portion of the duodenum (DII), causing intestinal obstruction . (wikipedia.org)
  • Plain radiography may demonstrate signs of duodenal obstruction with dilatation of the proximal duodenum and stomach but it is often non-specific. (wikipedia.org)
  • DUODENAL OBSTRUCTION by the superior mesenteric artery (MESENTERIC ARTERY, SUPERIOR) which travels in the root of the MESENTERY and crosses over the DUODENUM. (curehunter.com)
  • The syndrome is characterized by the dilated proximal duodenum and STOMACH, bloating, ABDOMINAL CRAMPS, and VOMITING. (curehunter.com)
  • A computed tomography scan of the abdomen (with IV contrast) showed a grossly dilated first and second parts of the duodenum with duodenal collapse at the level of the superior mesenteric artery. (ispub.com)
  • Radiological criteriae include: dilated first and second portions of the duodenum, abrupt compression of the duodenal mucosal folds, to-and-fro movement of barium proximal to the obstruction site, gastroduodenal transit delay up to 4 to 6 hours and relief of the obstruction in knee chest position, left lateral decubitus and prone positions [ 3 ]. (ispub.com)
  • An abdominal CT scan demonstrated a large mass arising from the distal third of the duodenum, with intra and extra-duodenal components ( Figure 1 ). (pathologyoutlines.com)
  • There was mild dilation of the proximal duodenum, suggesting obstruction. (pathologyoutlines.com)
  • Sometimes a hole has worn through the wall of the stomach or duodenum, and bacteria and partially digested food can spill through the opening into the sterile abdominal cavity (peritoneum) and cause peritonitis, an inflammation of the abdominal cavity and wall. (nyhq.org)
  • A stenosis is an incomplete obstruction with a small opening secondary to a diaphragm or web, whereas an atresia is a complete obstruction. (medscape.com)
  • Esophageal atresia and the VATER (ie, vertebral defects, anal atresia, tracheoesophageal fistula with esophageal atresia, and renal and radial anomalies) syndrome have also been associated with duodenal atresia. (medscape.com)
  • [ 6 ] Hence, all neonates with duodenal atresia should be assessed for concomitant malformations. (medscape.com)
  • Malrotation with volvulus may also result in duodenal obstruction with a double-bubble sign and can coexist with duodenal atresia in as many as 30% of cases. (medscape.com)
  • Jaundice may be seen when the duodenal atresia is at the level of the ampulla of Vater. (virtualpediatrichospital.org)
  • The ratio of duodenal atresia to duodenal stenosis is 4:1. (virtualpediatrichospital.org)
  • This condition is known as duodenal atresia, and it results in duodenal obstruction. (encyclopedia.com)
  • About 30 to 50 percent of infants born with duodenal atresia also have Down syndrome , and some have cardiac abnormalities as well. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) may also accompany duodenal atresia. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Duodenal atresia, one of the causes of duodenal obstruction, affects one in 10,000 live births in the United States and is found equally among boys and girls and more often among premature births. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Underlying causes - congenital duodenal or ileal atresia (Down's) or mal rotation of small bowel. (brainscape.com)
  • Atresia can occur anywhere within the small bowel, presenting in the neonatal period as obstruction. (virginia.edu)
  • Duodenal atresia is strongly associated with Dpwn's syndrome, with 40% possessing trisomy 21. (virginia.edu)
  • Fifty percent of patients with duodenal atresia also have associated anomalies (cardiac, genitourinary, anorectal). (virginia.edu)
  • Jejunal and ileal atresia occur less commonly than duodenal atresia and are not associated with Down's syndrome. (virginia.edu)
  • Double bubble - Chest and abdominal film of a patient with duodenal atresia. (virginia.edu)
  • Stomach dilation occurs in proximal obstruction, from duodenal or jejunal intestinal atresia. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
  • An enlarged stomach can rarely be caused by gastric outlet obstruction other than that associated with duodenal atresia. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
  • Intraoperative ablation may be present, gastrointestinal obstruction duodenal atresia: % have liver metastases. (norfolkspca.com)
  • The differential diagnosis for small bowel obstruction in neonates includes duodenal atresia, malrotation and volvulus, jejunoileal atresia, meconium ileus and meconium peritonitis. (aafp.org)
  • Intestinal atresia is any congenital malformation of the structure of the intestine that causes bowel obstruction. (wikipedia.org)
  • Abdominal tenderness or an abdominal mass are not generally seen as symptoms of intestinal atresia. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is more common in duodenal and oesophageal atresia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most common cause of non-duodenal intestinal atresia is a vascular accident in utero that leads to decreased intestinal perfusion and ischemia of the respective segment of bowel. (wikipedia.org)
  • Duodenal atresia, unlike other intestinal atresias, is commonly associated with other congenital anomalies such as Down syndrome , which is present in 25 to 40% of cases. (merckmanuals.com)
  • Diagnosis of duodenal atresia can be suspected prenatally if there is polyhydramnios, dilated bowel, ascites, or a combination. (merckmanuals.com)
  • Postnatally, infants with duodenal atresia present with polyhydramnios, feeding difficulties, and emesis that may be bilious. (merckmanuals.com)
  • This anomaly occurs less commonly than duodenal atresia but manifests in a similar fashion and requires surgery. (merckmanuals.com)
  • Intestinal stenosis is a partial obstruction that causes the center opening of the intestine to become narrower, while intestinal atresia is a complete closure of the intestine. (chp.edu)
  • Infants with duodenal atresia usually vomit within hours after birth, and may develop a distended abdomen. (chp.edu)
  • Jejunoileal atresia - This involves an obstruction of the middle region (jejunum) or lower region (ileum) of the small intestine. (chp.edu)
  • The methods used to diagnose intestinal atresia and stenosis vary depending on the type (or location) of the obstruction in the intestine. (chp.edu)
  • The double-bubble sign is commonly associated with duodenal atresia, but one must keep in mind that it actually represents duodenal obstruction and that other causes of obstruction should be considered. (appliedradiology.com)
  • As with duodenal atresia, annular pancreas is often associated with other congenital anomalies that necessitate thorough examination of these patients. (appliedradiology.com)
  • Various anatomic intestinal anomalies have been found to be associated with malrotation including intestinal/biliary stenosis and atresia, duodenal web, anorectal malformation, Meckel's diverticulum, intussusception, pyloric stenosis, Hirschsprung's disease and mesenteric cysts. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Esophageal atresia is indicated if the catheter stops at the blind pouch, indicating that it has hit an obstruction. (eatef.org)
  • There is no bowel obstruction or pneumoperitoneum. (medhelp.org)
  • Small bowel diverticulitis with severe anemia and abdominal pain. (isciii.es)
  • Malrotation can also occur with duodenal volvulus or volvulus lower in the bowel. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In order children bowel obstruction may be secondary to adhesion from previous abdominal surgery eg appedicectomy. (brainscape.com)
  • The clinical presentation generally includes nausea and emesis, colicky abdominal pain, and a failure to pass flatus or bowel movements. (aafp.org)
  • The classic physical examination findings of abdominal distension, tympany to percussion, and high-pitched bowel sounds suggest the diagnosis. (aafp.org)
  • Management of uncomplicated obstructions includes fluid resuscitation with correction of metabolic derangements, intestinal decompression, and bowel rest. (aafp.org)
  • 1 Complications of intestinal obstruction include bowel ischemia and perforation. (aafp.org)
  • Upper gastrointestinal fluoroscopy with small bowel follow-through can determine the need for surgical intervention in patients with partial obstruction. (aafp.org)
  • This is an interesting video case presentation of a 26 year old male with no significant past medical or surgical history who initially presented with signs and symptoms of a small bowel obstruction. (sages.org)
  • Compromised blood flow to the bowel causing ischemic necrosis is referred to as strangulated obstruction. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • The proximal small bowel is normally relatively sterile, but with a high grade or complete obstruction, bacterial overgrowth with anaerobes such as Bacteroides may result in feculent vomiting. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • but currently in the Western world, adhesions have become the most frequent cause of adult small bowel obstruction, accounting for 74% of cases in a series by Miller. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • The most frequent etiology of bowel obstruction varies by age. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Chronic bilious vomiting in children in developing countries due to high bowel obstruction: not always malrotation or tuberculosis. (ebscohost.com)
  • Most often the diagnosis is established in the first year of life on the basis of abdominal pain and bile-stained vomiting secondary to bowel. (ebscohost.com)
  • Plain films reveal two asymmetrical air-fluid levels, one gastric, the other duodenal, with little distal bowel gas. (virginia.edu)
  • Do not use if gastritis, gastric or duodenal ulcer, or bowel obstruction are present. (renewlife.com)
  • Abdominal examination often reveals distended loops of bowel, which may be visible or palpable. (aafp.org)
  • Plain radiographs of the abdomen do not allow differentiation of small bowel obstruction from large bowel obstruction. (aafp.org)
  • Bilious vomiting, with or without abdominal distention, is usually the first sign of small bowel obstruction. (aafp.org)
  • The aim of this report is to present a case of bowel obstruction caused by A. lumbricoides as a cause of acute abdomen in one governorate in Egypt. (who.int)
  • The findings were compatible with a distal small bowel obstruction due to distal intestinal obstruction syndrome. (pediatriceducation.org)
  • These abnormalities are indications that the fetus may have a bowel obstruction which a more detailed ultrasound study can confirm. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some fetuses with bowel obstruction have abnormal chromosomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Initial abdominal radiograph showed distended, air-filled loops of bowel. (appliedradiology.com)
  • During this time, there was gradual bowel distention, suggesting a recurrent bowel obstruction (Figure 3). (appliedradiology.com)
  • The coexistence of IA, TA and malrotation complicated our imaging evaluation of this patient's distal bowel obstruction. (appliedradiology.com)
  • Initial abdominal radiographs demonstrated multiple distended loops of bowel, suggesting distal bowel obstruction. (appliedradiology.com)
  • To further evaluate neonates with a distal bowel obstruction, a contrast enema should be performed. (appliedradiology.com)
  • Abdominal CT showed a biliary stone impacted in the duodenal bulb, small bowel obstruction, pneumobilia and a bilioenteric fistula. (bmj.com)
  • Malignant bowel obstruction (MBO) is a frequent complication in advanced cancer patients, especially in those with abdominal tumors. (dovepress.com)
  • The initial abdominal exam may be completely normal, lulling the practitioner into dismissing the diagnosis, which unfortunately may lead to progressive bowel ischemia, hypovolemic shock and possibly death. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • We report a rare case of small bowel obstruction resulting from weight loss. (ispub.com)
  • There was no history of post prandial abdominal pain or altered bowel habit. (ispub.com)
  • Abdominal examination revealed epigastric tenderness but bowel sounds were preserved. (ispub.com)
  • Bowel obstruction makes up around 12 % of situations of abdominal discomfort in elderly clients. (iwanttoquitsmoking.com)
  • The main symptom of a stomach or duodenal ulcer is upper abdominal pain , which can be dull, sharp, or burning (a hunger-like feeling). (medicinenet.com)
  • Treatment of the esophagus, stomach or duodenal ulcersaims to relieve pain , heal the ulcer, and prevent complications. (medicinenet.com)
  • blockage to the passage of food due to gastric obstruction from the swelling or scaring that surrounds the ulcer. (medicinenet.com)
  • Perforated duodenal ulcer. (apollohospitals.com)
  • The picture is usually associated with other gastrointestinal manifestations, hence the benefit of reduced differential diagnoses such as cholecystitis, retrocecal appendicitis, perforated duodenal ulcer, pancreatitis, pancreatic pseudocysts and neoplasms, infected enteric duplication cyst, and duodenitis from trauma or Crohn's disease (1,2). (isciii.es)
  • What is a stomach or duodenal ulcer in children? (chkd.org)
  • Q. What is the difference between duodenal ulcer and stomach ulcer? (thefreedictionary.com)
  • I was diagnosed recently with duodenal ulcer. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • I heard the term stomach ulcer but not duodenal. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • What causes duodenal and what cause stomach ulcer? (thefreedictionary.com)
  • And how do they treat duodenal ulcer? (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The most common causes of acute abdomen are acute appendicitis, acute peptic ulcer, acute cholecystitis, acute pancreatitis, intestinal obstruction, acute peritonitis and acute pyelonephritis [8]. (who.int)
  • [ 8 ] Because of incomplete obstruction, patients with a stenosis or web may present later with dehydration or failure to thrive . (medscape.com)
  • Plain radiograph of duodenal stenosis. (medscape.com)
  • Contrast study illustrating duodenal stenosis. (medscape.com)
  • An injected abdominal scan demonstrated significant gastroduodenal distension, upstream of a stenosis of the third duodenal portion. (scirp.org)
  • The length of the stenosis was measured using a contrast medium on fluoroscopic view, and a duodenal uncoated 120/22 mm expandable metallic stent (Garson Flextent, Changzhou, China) was then inserted. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A fluid diet like milk can pass through the duodenal stenosis but not solid food. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In addition, if the duodenal wall defect after full-thickness resection is too large, postoperative duodenal stenosis may develop. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Our cannulation rate was 216 out of 220 (98%) since 5 patients had come for review of previous stents and cannulation failed in 4 cases due to duodenal stenosis At ERCP, 169 cases (76%) including 5 old ones had CBD stones, 12 (5%) had GB stones , 8 (4%) had CD stones, 7 (3%) had CBD stricture and 10 had ( 5 %) dilated biliary ducts only. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Common causes being, congenital hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in infants and chronic cicatrized duodenal ulcers and antral carcinoma in adults, there are number of other rare causes. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Increased risk of GI obstruction or baroliths with severe GI stenosis, impaired GI motility, electrolyte imbalance, dehydration, low residue diet, concomitant drugs that delay GI motility, constipation, pediatric cystic fibrosis or Hirschsprung disease, elderly. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Gastrointestinal involvement (GI) is extremely rare from nonspecific abdominal symptoms to obstruction. (hindawi.com)
  • Symptoms and signs of peptic (esophageal, duodenal, or stomach) ulcers disease vary. (medicinenet.com)
  • Acute abdominal pain is one of the most frequently encountered symptoms in patients seeking emergency attention. (apollohospitals.com)
  • In infants and children, congenital defects (anomalies) usually cause duodenal obstruction, and symptoms are present at birth or shortly after when the infant attempts to feed. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Patients with Bouveret syndrome present with varied, non-specific symptoms that may include emesis, abdominal pain, anorexia, and abdominal distention. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • This may result in all the signs and symptoms of intra-abdominal inflammation including pain , fever , and abdominal tenderness. (medicinenet.com)
  • What are the symptoms of gastric and duodenal ulcers in a child? (chkd.org)
  • This interruption can occur at any point along the length of the gastrointestinal tract, and clinical symptoms often vary based on the level of obstruction. (aafp.org)
  • Despite this, however, not all patients present with signs and symptoms of an acute obstruction or volvulus. (sages.org)
  • Patients who are asymptomatic at birth may develop signs and symptoms of obstruction or volvulus at any age. (sages.org)
  • Her symptoms could be from either acalculous cholecystitis or intermittently worsening biliary obstruction. (sages.org)
  • 2. To analyse the various signs and symptoms of gastric outlet obstruction with reference to specific features of benign, malignant and any other causes. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Across all three tumor types, the most common presenting signs and symptoms were abdominal pain and nausea and vomiting. (nih.gov)
  • Findings include abdominal pain and diarrhea, rash, pulmonary symptoms (including cough and wheezing), and eosinophilia. (merckmanuals.com)
  • In newborns with the symptoms listed above, an abdominal X-ray is usually all that is needed to establish a diagnosis, sometimes accompanied by an X-ray contrast enema . (chp.edu)
  • There are many triggers that cause IBS symptoms including eating, abdominal distension from gas or colon contents, certain medications, certain foods (typically spicy, processed, or fatty foods), and menses (for females). (renalandurologynews.com)
  • These symptoms may occur after eating and may be confused with gallbladder disease if the patient complains about right upper quadrant abdominal pain as well. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • The presenting symptoms include the acute onset of bilious vomiting and abdominal distension, followed by abdominal wall erythema, rigidity and peritonitis if left untreated. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Their symptoms may range from acute abdominal pain with bilious vomiting to chronic vague abdominal discomfort with nausea, diarrhea and malabsorption. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Chronicity and the non-specific nature of related symptoms may result in a delay in diagnosis and treatment, leading to an intra-abdominal catastrophe. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Thus, it is imperative that intestinal malrotation be considered and recognized as a possible etiology in all cases of bilious vomiting, as well as those patients who present with chronic abdominal symptoms. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Symptoms include epigastric fullness after meals, bilious vomiting and midline abdominal pain relieved by the knee-chest position. (ispub.com)
  • Symptoms of appendicitis include intense abdominal discomfort the beginnings at the naval and radiates to the lower abdominal area. (iwanttoquitsmoking.com)
  • Patients with abdominal involvement may present with pain, but there are usually no constitutional symptoms. (pathologyoutlines.com)
  • The symptoms of stomach and duodenal ulcers may resemble other digestive conditions or medical problems. (nyhq.org)
  • The clinical picture of acute abdomen consists of the symptoms of diffuse peritonitis- namely, sharp abdominal pain, vomiting, retention of stools and gases in a condition called adynamic ileus, local or diffuse rigidity of the abdominal muscles, marked tenderness upon palpation of the anterior abdominal wall, and systemic intoxication as evidenced by fever, increased heart rate, and neutrophilic leukocytosis. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Other symptoms are vomiting, fever, jaundice, and an abdominal mass if a pseudocyst is present. (europeanmedical.info)
  • Perforation can be caused by infections such as diverticulitis, ulceration, foreign body, trauma, and iatrogenic perforation after ERCP and would require CT scan of the abdomen for diagnosis and treatment in some cases, while diagnosis of duodenal diverticulum can be made with upper gastrointestinal series. (hindawi.com)
  • Perforation occurs when the whole thickness of the stomach or duodenal wall has been breached. (gponline.com)
  • Additionally, she presented free duodenal and vesicular perforation to retroperitoneum at the same level of the cholecystoduodenal transit point. (isciii.es)
  • Duodenal perforation. (isciii.es)
  • We report, as far as we know, the first case published of Bouveret syndrome with free duodenal and vesicular perforation to retroperitoneum at the same level of the transit point cholecystoduodenal. (isciii.es)
  • In addition, pneumobilia was present ( Fig. 1C ), as well as free gas and fluid in the retroperitoneum ( Fig. 1B ), which was initially interpreted as a duodenal perforation in a different point of the cholecystoduodenal fistula. (isciii.es)
  • A Kocher manoeuvre was performed doing an extensive debridement, fluid aspiration and retroperitoneal washing with no evidence of another point of duodenal perforation as the CT suggested. (isciii.es)
  • Acute abdomen refers to the clinical situation in which a sudden change in the condition of the intra-abdominal organs - usually related to inflammation or infection - demands immediate and accurate diagnosis. (apollohospitals.com)
  • Follow-up sonograms and CT scans showed improved diverticulitis in the absence of other intra-abdominal complications. (isciii.es)
  • Duodenal diverticulitis remains underdiagnosed because, in the absence of pathognomonic data, it is usually mistaken for other intra-abdominal conditions (4). (isciii.es)
  • Intestinal obstruction is most commonly caused by intra-abdominal adhesions, malignancy, or intestinal herniation. (aafp.org)
  • With routine antenatal ultrasound and advances in ultrasound technology, fetal intra-abdominal cystic masses are recognized more often and are better characterized than in the past. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
  • 1 Although intra-abdominal tumors are common in the setting of NF-1, the concurrence of these two entities is rare. (appliedradiology.com)
  • This case illustrates the importance of radiographically recognizing the intra-abdominal manifestations of NF-1. (appliedradiology.com)
  • What causes gastric and duodenal ulcers in a child? (chkd.org)
  • Which children are at risk for gastric and duodenal ulcers? (chkd.org)
  • The greatest risk factor for gastric and duodenal ulcers is an H. pylori infection. (chkd.org)
  • How are stomach and duodenal ulcers treated in a child? (chkd.org)
  • Although many of those infected will not develop PUD, 60 per cent of gastric and up to 90 per cent of duodenal ulcers are due to this infection. (gponline.com)
  • How are stomach and duodenal ulcers diagnosed in a child? (rochester.edu)
  • As the stomach and small intestine proximal to the obstruction dilate, patients experience nausea and vomiting and cease oral intake. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • He has experienced some nausea with the abdominal pain but has not vomited. (unc.edu)
  • Discontinue use if abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting occur, unless directed by your healthcare professional. (renewlife.com)
  • We present the case of a 69 year old woman with a history of cholecystitis, who consulted for severe abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. (isciii.es)
  • The patient was admitted to the emergency room complaining about an upper abdominal pain radiated to the back with nausea and vomiting. (isciii.es)
  • What's causing epigastric abdominal pain and nausea in this 55-year-old man? (ueg.eu)
  • A 55-year-old man was referred to our general gastroenterology clinic by colleagues from the renal transplant unit for evaluation of persistent epigastric abdominal pain and nausea that had been present for the past 6 months and had started to interfere with his quality of life. (ueg.eu)
  • A 36 year old man was admitted to an outside institution with a one month history of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain. (pathologyoutlines.com)
  • Discusses the incidence of pyloric obstruction which is caused by a mucosal diaphragm. (ebscohost.com)
  • Chronic hypertrophic pyloric gastropathy is pyloric obstruction syndrome in dogs associated with mucosal hypertrophy, hypertrophy of the muscular layer or both. (ebscohost.com)
  • Pyloric and duodenal duplications present with recurrent vomiting and failure to thrive [ 1 ]. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • A proximal duodenal or pyloric obstruction was presumed based on sonographic findings and lack of response to medical therapy. (cornell.edu)
  • [ 7 ] Polyhydramnios is suggestive of a proximal gastrointestinal (GI) tract obstruction because the fetus is unable to swallow the amniotic fluid. (medscape.com)
  • Extramural duodenal diverticula are most commonly diagnosed by barium X-rays of the upper gastrointestinal tract. (medicinenet.com)
  • The small intestine duplication presents with abdominal mass, intestinal obstruction or gastrointestinal bleeding [ 1 ]. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • This allows air and gastrointestinal contents to leak into the abdomen, presenting clinically as a sudden worsening of the patient's pain and change in nature to a constant, severe upper abdominal pain that may radiate to the back. (gponline.com)
  • The neoplasia, cause of abdominal pain, upper gastrointestinal bleeding and obstruction, was diagnosed by esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy and staged by endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) and computerized tomography (CT) scan. (minervamedica.it)
  • In addition, patients with benign tumors were more commonly presented with gastrointestinal hemorrhage, and those with metastatic tumors were more likely to present with obstruction. (nih.gov)
  • Usually representing a terminal complication of advanced malignancies, upper gastrointestinal obstruction (UGIO) leads to dysphagia, malnutrition, risk of aspiration pneumonia, and significantly decreased quality of life. (eurorad.org)
  • Intestinal malrotation is a more common cause, occurring in one in 500 live births, although only a small percentage of these have duodenal malrotation. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A work up including a CT scan and a contrast esophagram was suggestive of intestinal obstruction secondary to intestinal malrotation. (sages.org)
  • Patients with chronic , uncorrected malrotation can have recurrent abdominal pain and vomiting. (wikipedia.org)
  • Malrotation can present in a variety of ways, depending on the degree of duodenal obstruction and the presence or absence of midgut volvulus. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Atypical malrotation, also known as malrotation variant, is identified when the LOT is midline or to the left of midline but does not rise to its usual location at or above the level of the duodenal bulb. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Here we first report an acalculous cholecystitis associated with a PAD-related CBD obstruction. (sages.org)
  • This patient's mild acalculous cholecystitis probably attributed to the biliary obstruction and consequent gallbladder hydrops. (sages.org)
  • between 8-10 weeks' gestation, the duodenal lumen is reestablished by the gathering of vacuoles, and recanalization occurs. (medscape.com)
  • In newborns, congenital duodenal obstruction can occur when the duodenal channel (duodenal lumen) is not correctly formed (recanalized) during fetal development. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Emergency surgical treatment may be necessary in acute intestinal obstruction in which the mass of the parasite obstructs the intestinal lumen or intestinal obstruction develops due to volvulus [11]. (who.int)
  • Abdominal ultrasonography demonstrated parallel paired lines like "railway tracks" in the intestinal lumen that was suggestive of worms. (who.int)
  • The mass grew into the duodenal lumen and measured 10.5 x 10 x 8 cm ( Figure 2 ). (pathologyoutlines.com)
  • Repeated endoscopy (Fig. 3a) confirmed patent duodenal SEMS with its distal end protruding outside the duodenal lumen, causing extraluminal leak of injected contrast medium (CM) (Fig. 3b). (eurorad.org)
  • The most common surgical cause of acute abdominal pain is acute appendicitis. (apollohospitals.com)
  • Because appendicitis is a common disease, it must remain in the comprehensive diagnosis of any undiagnosed patient with persistent abdominal pain, particularly that in the right lower abdomen. (apollohospitals.com)
  • A surgeon was consulted who felt this was most likely constipation or distal intestinal obstruction syndrome and not appendicitis but imaging was necessary. (pediatriceducation.org)
  • She had a long history of nonspecific lower abdominal pain. (hindawi.com)
  • Non-specific abdominal pain. (apollohospitals.com)
  • HH was a 19 year-old woman with abdominal pain and intermittent postprandial vomiting since she was 5 years old. (scirp.org)
  • Miss H H, aged 19, was hospitalized on 10/04/2017 in the gastroenterology department for abdominal pain associated with postprandial vomiting and uncalculated emaciation of progressive installation. (scirp.org)
  • In the last eleven months, abdominal pain and postprandial vomiting were more frequent and had motivated a previous hospitalization in the same service three months previously. (scirp.org)
  • Abdominal pain is one of the most common causes of discomfort. (steadyhealth.com)
  • There are several causes of lower abdominal pain. (steadyhealth.com)
  • Lower abdominal pain can be caused by several factors ranging from slight lifestyle changes to severe disorders that may lead to complications. (steadyhealth.com)
  • Some patients experience mild discomfort while others experience severe abdominal pain. (steadyhealth.com)
  • You must drink plenty of fluids, especially plain water, because fluids clear up your digestive system and relieve abdominal pain. (steadyhealth.com)
  • A 48-year-old woman reported acute abdominal pain for the previous 3 hours. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • Intestinal obstruction accounts for approximately 15 percent of all emergency department visits for acute abdominal pain. (aafp.org)
  • The patient who was previously convalescing satisfactorily may suddenly present with severe abdominal pain, fever and shock-like state. (wikipedia.org)
  • Abdominal pain or belly pain can occur due to several underlying pathologies. (news-medical.net)
  • The causes of abdominal pain may be classified according to their severity and level of urgency in management. (news-medical.net)
  • Abdominal pain can start due to a pathology of any of the structures within the abdomen or the abdominal wall. (news-medical.net)
  • For example, patients with heart attacks or severe lung infection pneumonia sometimes complain of upper abdominal pain rather than chest pain. (news-medical.net)
  • Causes of abdominal pain may also be classified according to the site of origin. (news-medical.net)
  • Retrieved on August 05, 2020 from https://www.news-medical.net/health/What-Causes-Abdominal-Pain.aspx. (news-medical.net)
  • Pain is usually colicky and poorly localized due to visceral distention of the intestine that occurs as it contracts against an obstruction. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Bilious vomiting, in conjunction with abdominal pain is considered to be a surgical problem, unless proved otherwise. (ebscohost.com)
  • The article focuses on a 53-year-old woman with Trisomy 21 who presented to the hospital with colicky abdominal pain and bilious emesis. (ebscohost.com)
  • Since the book first appeared, it has remained the classic treatise on the initial approach to abdominal pain. (oup.com)
  • Because acute, severe abdominal pain is still a common problem whose misdiagnosis can result in quick death, each generation of beginning physicians is faced with the urgency of learning to make a diagnosis in this high-anxiety situation, and they appreciate the wise, humane, precisely detailed guidance offered by Cope and Silen. (oup.com)
  • Mr. H is a 65 year old white male with a past medical history significant for an MI and depression who presents today complaining of sharp, epigastric abdominal pain of 3-4 months duration. (unc.edu)
  • The abdominal pain has been gradually worsening over the past 3-4 months. (unc.edu)
  • The patient was a 60-year-old female with a past surgical history of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy who presented at the emergency room with upper abdominal pain and vomiting for one day, associated with leukocytosis and left shift. (sages.org)
  • During her stay she revealed a bad evolution with worsening of the abdominal pain and uncontrolled vomiting despite the placement of a nasogastric tube. (isciii.es)
  • A 12-year-old boy from Tokh El Khail, Minia governorate, Egypt, was admitted to the emergency department of Minia University Hospital, Minia, Egypt, on 10 March 2012, with acute colicky periumbilical abdominal pain not referred to other sites, vomiting and constipation for 3 days. (who.int)
  • Moreover, there were repeated attacks of vague abdominal pain, colic and some attacks of diarrhoea. (who.int)
  • A 17-year-old male with cystic fibrosis came to the emergency room with acute onset of abdominal pain. (pediatriceducation.org)
  • The pertinent physical exam showed a thin male in distress from abdominal pain. (pediatriceducation.org)
  • All patients had chronic intractable abdominal pain. (ingentaconnect.com)
  • Imaging-guided celiac plexus neurolysis using ultrasound (US) guidance via a transabdominal approach and endoscopic-ultrasound (EUS) has been increasingly applied for the treatment of pancreatic cancer-associated abdominal pain. (dovepress.com)
  • To investigate the application of ultrasound-guided and fluoroscopy-assisted celiac plexus neurolysis in a patient with advanced pancreatic cancer suffering from refractory abdominal pain for which oral opioid treatment was ineffective. (dovepress.com)
  • We report a case of ultrasound-guided and fluoroscopy-assisted celiac plexus neurolysis in a patient with advanced pancreatic cancer with refractory abdominal pain. (dovepress.com)
  • Severe abdominal pain is common in patients with pancreatic cancer and in most cases, requires the chronic use of high-dose narcotic analgesics. (dovepress.com)
  • 1 - 4 An alternative method to effectively reduce intractable pain in abdominal malignancies is to block nociceptive impulses at the level of the celiac plexus. (dovepress.com)
  • Image-guided celiac plexus block and neurolysis are important therapeutic options for the management of refractory abdominal pain. (dovepress.com)
  • Infants with choledochal cyst classically present with a triad of abdominal pain (a very difficult finding to infer in the neonate), right upper quadrant mass, and jaundice. (merckmanuals.com)
  • Upper abdominal pain which may penetrate to the back. (healthhype.com)
  • Patients (often infants) present acutely with midgut volvulus , manifested by bilious vomiting , crampy abdominal pain, abdominal distention , and the passage of blood and mucus in their stools . (wikipedia.org)
  • When propulsion of the intestinal contents is impaired it can lead to abdominal pain and spasms. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • According to the Rome III diagnostic* criteria IBS is characterized by recurrent abdominal pain or discomfort at least 3 days per month in the last 3 months associated with 2 or more of the following: 1) Improvement with defecation, 2) Onset associated with a change in frequency of stool, 3) Onset associated with a change in form (appearance) of stool. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Patients with IBS typically present with abdominal pain and cramping. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • If the patient has diarrhea it is not accompanied by bloody stools, fever, weight loss, or persistent abdominal pain. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Many IBS patients will describe their abdominal pain as a pressure or band reaching across the right and left upper abdominal quadrants. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • What Are The Causes Of Abdominal Pain? (iwanttoquitsmoking.com)
  • Hypnotherapy For Abdominal Pain - What Are The Causes Of Abdominal Pain? (iwanttoquitsmoking.com)
  • Can hypnotherapy for abdominal pain be the ultimate solution ? (iwanttoquitsmoking.com)
  • The source or reasons for abdominal pain are not always understood. (iwanttoquitsmoking.com)
  • Can A Herniated Disc Cause Abdominal Pain? (iwanttoquitsmoking.com)
  • Abdominal Pain With The Elderly? (iwanttoquitsmoking.com)
  • Can Anxiety Cause Abdominal Pain? (iwanttoquitsmoking.com)
  • The same patient presented 3.5 years later with diffuse abdominal pain. (appliedradiology.com)
  • During the procedure, the patient experienced severe abdominal pain with impending shock and physical findings of peritonitis. (eurorad.org)
  • Clinical presentation depends on the severity of the disease, but abdominal pain is invariable. (europeanmedical.info)
  • The abdominal examination revealed a mildly distended abdomen with moderate tenderness over the epigastrium. (hindawi.com)
  • Acute abdomen from duodenal diverticulitis. (isciii.es)
  • Abdomen agudo por diverticulitis duodenal. (isciii.es)
  • Abdominal examination revealed abdominal tenderness and rigidity in the central and mid-abdomen. (who.int)
  • A lateral view of the abdomen (below) taken during a hyperosmolar contrast enema, shows in the center of the image multiple filling defects in the terminal ileum due to it being packed with stool, which is a classic appearance of distal intestinal obstruction syndrome. (pediatriceducation.org)
  • The infant's abdomen may be swollen and firm (distended) because the abnormal trachea allows air to build up in the stomach, filling the abdominal space that holds the surrounding organs. (eatef.org)
  • Repeat CECT of the abdomen revealed pancreaticobiliary obstruction along with findings suggestive of gallbladder hydrops secondary to a 2cm duodenal mass and an obstructing left nephrolith (Figure 2). (appliedradiology.com)
  • The most common renal causes of an apparent acute abdomen are upper urinary tract infection , especially pyelonephritis, renal colic due to a stone in the urinary tract, and acute presentation of a pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction. (europeanmedical.info)
  • Injected abdominal scan is fundamental for diagnosis. (scirp.org)
  • The confirmation of a diagnosis of Bouveret syndrome using plain abdominal films is dependent on the observation of Rigler's tetrad as delineated in his 1941 article (17) (Table 1). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Morbidity and mortality associated with intestinal obstruction have declined since the advent of more sophisticated diagnostic tests, but the condition remains a challenging surgical diagnosis. (aafp.org)
  • METHODOLOGY: The study subjects were patients, admitted with diagnosis of gastric outlet obstruction, who subsequently underwent required surgery at Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, BG Nagara, between December 2011 to June 2013. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • 1. All patients admitted to the surgery wards with a clinical diagnosis of gastric outlet obstruction. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • 1. Data will be collected from patients who are admitted in surgical wards of SAH & RC, with a provisional diagnosis of gastric outlet obstruction. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • 4. T reatment modality will be planned once the definitive diagnosis of gastric outlet obstruction is arrived at. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • In cases of complete obstruction, the diagnosis is readily evident in the neonate. (virginia.edu)
  • The diagnosis can be suggested by prenatal US, which would demonstrate the two constant liquid-containing abdominal structures, possibly accompanied by hydroamnios. (virginia.edu)
  • Early diagnosis of intestinal obstruction caused by A. lumbricoides using ultrasonography is very useful to avoid its serious and lethal complications [10]. (who.int)
  • The diagnosis of distal intestinal obstruction syndrome was made. (pediatriceducation.org)
  • Peritonitis is treated surgically and can be prevented by prompt diagnosis and treatment of acute abdominal conditions. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Three days later after being transferred from MICU, she developed abdominal distension. (hindawi.com)
  • The patients have minimal abdominal distension due to the high level of obstruction. (virtualpediatrichospital.org)
  • Other features include abdominal distension and failure to pass meconium. (wikipedia.org)
  • He is admitted in Emergency for vomiting and abdominal distension. (elsevier.es)
  • The most common clinical findings are abdominal distension , vomiting, and sometimes failure to pass. (europeanmedical.info)
  • Persistent vomiting is the cardinal sign, but abdominal distension may not be a conspicuous feature. (europeanmedical.info)
  • bile obstruction and obstructive pancreatitis are more uncommon (4). (isciii.es)
  • It can also occur because of afferent loop block, local pancreatitis and distal obstruction. (wikipedia.org)
  • This anomaly may present later, and into adulthood, as partial duodenal obstruction or pancreatitis. (virginia.edu)
  • Acute pancreatitis is an uncommon clinical entity in children that is caused by a wide variety of etio-logical agents, the most common of which is blunt abdominal trauma. (europeanmedical.info)
  • Duodenal diverticula: potential complications and common imaging pitfalls. (isciii.es)
  • What complications are caused by a duodenal diverticulum? (medicinenet.com)
  • Computed tomography can reliably determine the cause of obstruction, and whether serious complications are present, in most patients with high-grade obstructions. (aafp.org)
  • Nine patients required readmission to hospital, four because of surgical complications: adhesional obstruction in one, biliary stricture in two and duodenal obstruction in one. (ingentaconnect.com)
  • Over time, periampullary tumors can lead to complications such as pancreaticobiliary obstruction, as this case. (appliedradiology.com)
  • Duodenal diverticulum is a rare disease that can be easily missed. (hindawi.com)
  • Most patients with duodenal diverticulum are asymptomatic. (hindawi.com)
  • Approximately 162 cases of perforated duodenal diverticulum have been reported in the literature. (hindawi.com)
  • Duodenal diverticulum noted. (medhelp.org)
  • What is a duodenal diverticulum? (medicinenet.com)
  • How is a duodenal diverticulum diagnosed? (medicinenet.com)
  • How is a duodenal diverticulum treated? (medicinenet.com)
  • Duodenal Diverticulum: An Unusual Cause of High-Grade Duodenal Obstruction. (ebscohost.com)
  • Since Lemmel described this duodenal-diverticulum-obstructive jaundice in 1934, there still have been very few cases reported or investigated. (sages.org)
  • Jaundice with a palpable gallbladder, indicating biliary obstruction by pancreatic cancer, is known as Courvoisier's sign. (healthhype.com)
  • Surgical loop connection relieves the obstruction distally. (wikipedia.org)
  • The treatment of significant obstruction is always surgical. (virginia.edu)
  • The surgical procedure most commonly used is a Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy. (merckmanuals.com)
  • Primary protection was applied to the operators of central venipuncture catheter, percutaneous abdominal/pleural drainage, percutaneous retroperitoneal drainage, percutaneous transhepatic cholangial drainage and other surgical procedures with local anesthesia and epidural anesthesia. (bvsalud.org)
  • Surgical repair of annular pancreas with duodenojejunostomy or duodenoduodenostomy can relieve the obstruction and is commonly successful without complication. (appliedradiology.com)
  • The clinical consequences of annular pancreas depend on the degree of duodenal obstruction. (virginia.edu)
  • 50%) with abdominal TB now have abnormal chest radiographic findings. (medscape.com)
  • Cystic Fibrosis below the Diaphragm: Abdominal Findings in Adult Patients. (radiopaedia.org)
  • Approximately 50% of patients with duodenal atresias have some form of anomaly (eg, cardiac, anorectal, or genitourinary), and as many as 40% have trisomy 21. (medscape.com)
  • The prenatal history is remarkable for a maternal ultrasound showing polyhydramnios and a "double bubble" sign due to fluid in the duodenal bulb and stomach. (virtualpediatrichospital.org)
  • An abdominal ultrasound examination revealed a distended abomasum. (cornell.edu)
  • Abdominal ultrasound demonstrated several solid, round lesions in the liver that were confirmed on computed tomography ( Figure 1c ). (scielo.org.za)
  • Abdominal ultrasound demonstrated a reduced superior mesenteric-aortic angle and distance. (kuleuven.be)
  • gastric outlet obstruction due to gallstone passing into the duodenal bulb through a choledochoduodenal or cholecystoduodenal fistula. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A normal position of LOT is implicit in the location of the duodeno-jejunal junction to the left of the spine, at the level of the duodenal bulb. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Complete duodenal obstruction typically occurs below the level of the ampulla of Vater and presents as bilious vomiting that worsens with subsequent feeding. (appliedradiology.com)
  • Complete duodenal obstruction is much more frequent than congenital gastric obstruction. (europeanmedical.info)
  • An abdominal sonogram, supplemented with a CT scan, revealed duodenal diverticulitis around the ampulla and gallbladder inflammation by contiguity ( Fig. 1 ). (isciii.es)
  • An abdominal mass may be felt either due to the tumor itself or an enlarged gallbladder. (healthhype.com)
  • This obstruction can prevent food from leaving the stomach and entering the small intestine, resulting in vomiting the contents of the stomach. (nyhq.org)
  • The term 'peptic ulceration' refers to defects in the gastric or duodenal mucosa that extend through the muscularis mucosa. (gponline.com)
  • It determines an acute or chronic high intestinal obstruction pattern. (scirp.org)
  • Superior mesenteric artery syndrome determines an acute or chronic intestinal obstruction. (scirp.org)
  • pĕr'ĭtənī`tĭs) , acute or chronic inflammation of the peritoneum peritoneum , multilayered membrane which lines the abdominal cavity, and supports and covers the organs within it. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Failure to pass meconium combined with progressive abdominal distention, refusal to feed and vomiting of bilious intestinal contents are the classic clinical signs of intestinal obstruction in neonates. (aafp.org)
  • For neonates with the classic appearance of a double bubble, further radiologic investigation is unnecessary, since all congenital causes of duodenal obstruction require surgery. (appliedradiology.com)
  • Upper digestive endoscopy revealed significant gastric and duodenal stasis. (scirp.org)
  • Endoscopy and multidetector CT (Fig. 1a-e) depicted growing, stricturing Vaterian ampulla carcinoma causing upstream duodenal dilatation and distal common bile obstruction. (eurorad.org)
  • Whether this tissue is an annular pancreas or merely a failure of duodenal development is debatable. (medscape.com)
  • Single contrast duodenal examination revealing annular excentric stricture. (virginia.edu)
  • Annular pancreas, as first described by Tiedemann in 1818, is a rare congenital abnormality that accounts for 1% of all intestinal obstructions in the pediatric population. (appliedradiology.com)
  • Annular pancreas is an uncommon cause of intestinal obstruction, and patients with this condition usually present in the first year of life. (appliedradiology.com)
  • Sonographic demonstration of annular pancreas and a distal duodenal diaphragm in a newborn. (appliedradiology.com)
  • 15) The visualization of a gallstone on gastroscopy appears to be the only significant differentiating factor between the gastric outlet obstruction of Bouveret syndrome and the jejunoileal obstruction of the classic gallstone ileus. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Intestinal pseudo-obstruction, such as Ogilvie's syndrome, or adynamic ileus, may mimic intestinal obstruction clinically, even though there is no distinct physical obstruction. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Abdominal CT showed duodenal obstruction caused by a gallstone, cholecystoduodenal fistula and pneumobilia, what is known as Bouveret's syndrome, a rare form of gallstone ileus. (isciii.es)
  • Lower intestinal obstruction may be associated with disorders such as Hirschsprung's disease, anorectal malformations, meconium plug syndrome, small left colon syndrome, hypoganglionosis, neuronal intestinal dysplasia and megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome. (aafp.org)
  • He had a history of constipation and had distal intestinal obstruction syndrome 4 months previously. (pediatriceducation.org)
  • A 12 year old patient with the Hallervorden-Spatz syndrome and suffering from acute intestinal obstruction during treatment with benztropine is presented. (kuleuven.be)
  • A duodenal diaphragm and other more common causes of duodenal obstruction should also be excluded in these patients. (uwi.edu)
  • Once duodenal obstruction is recognized further imaging is usually unnecessary as surgery is indicated emergently. (virtualpediatrichospital.org)
  • Surgery is the definitive therapy with diverticulectomy or duodenal resection. (isciii.es)
  • Surgery is required immediately to correct this type of duodenal obstruction. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Physicians who are treating patients with intestinal obstruction must weigh the risks of surgery with the consequences of inappropriate conservative management. (aafp.org)
  • Surgery is warranted in patients with intestinal obstruction that does not resolve within 48 hours after conservative therapy is initiated. (aafp.org)
  • Surgery is indicated when there is peritonitis, unresponsive fistula or distal obstruction. (wikipedia.org)
  • The laparoscopic approach results in a lower incidence of adhesive obstruction in many procedures but not in appendectomy and not clearly in colorectal surgery. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • A less common type of weight-loss surgery is called biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD-DS). (rochester.edu)
  • Two central venipuncture catheter, three percutaneous abdominal or pleural drainage, one percutaneous retroperitoneal drainage, one percuteneous transhepatic cholecyst drainage and one open surgery with general anesthesia were performed with no infection of operators. (bvsalud.org)
  • Less invasive approaches such as duodenal or colonic stenting should be considered when surgery is contraindicated in obstructions at the single level. (dovepress.com)
  • It is caused by invasion of bacterial agents or irritant foreign matter during rupture of an internal organ, by spreading infection from the female genital tract, by penetrating injuries of the abdominal wall, by dissemination of infections through the blood and lymphatic channels, or by accidental pollution during surgery. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • It helps rule out other causes of obstruction, such as Hirschsprung disease or meconium ileus. (virginia.edu)
  • 1. To analyse the occurrence of benign, malignant and any other causes encountered as a cause of gastric outlet obstruction. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Of the primary malignant tumors, 10 carcinoids and 11 duodenal adenocarcinomas were identified. (nih.gov)
  • Two weeks later, endoscopic positioning of an 11 cm long covered self-expanding metal stent (SEMS) was performed to palliate malignant duodenal luminal obstruction. (eurorad.org)
  • Rather, abdominal tenderness is a symptom of the late complication meconium peritonitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Depending on the distribution of the inflammatory process, peritonitis can be circumscribed, that is, confined to some portion of the abdominal cavity, or diffuse. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Gastric Outlet Obstruction Due to Duodenal Gallstone. (elsevier.es)
  • Unlike other intestinal atresias, duodenal atresias are associated with other congenital anomalies. (medscape.com)
  • In the newborn, clear or bilious emesis is evident within hours of birth, with or without abdominal distention. (medscape.com)
  • The fluid accumulation and reduced absorption lead to bilious vomiting , which is the vomitus will appear greenish, the classic sign of upper intestinal obstruction. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The article focuses on the cause of bilious vomiting in the neonatal period which might be due to mechanical obstruction. (ebscohost.com)
  • Presents the results of a study on the association of newborn bilious vomiting with intestinal obstruction. (ebscohost.com)
  • When obstruction occurs, regardless of cause, food, gas, and secretions from within the intestine will accumulate above the point of obstruction, bloating (distending) the affected portion of intestine. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In a simple obstruction there is a single point of obstruction, whereas a closed-loop obstruction is caused by two distinct points of obstruction. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • A complete obstruction is present if there is no passage of intestinal contents beyond the point of obstruction, whereas a partial obstruction allows for the passage of some contents distal to the obstruction. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Radiography has greater sensitivity in high-grade obstruction than in partial obstruction. (aafp.org)
  • The patient underwent an en-bloc resection of the tumor, partial pancreatectomy, and abdominal and regional retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy. (pathologyoutlines.com)
  • Abdominal US revealed mild ascites and dilated common bile duct to 1 cm. (hindawi.com)
  • The vomiting is bile-stained when the obstruction is below the ampulla of Vater (70 of cases), and clear but persistent in supra-ampullary lesions. (europeanmedical.info)
  • If further imaging is required, air, non-ionic contrast or barium can be injected though a nasogastric tube to better outline the level of obstruction. (virtualpediatrichospital.org)