• kidney
  • Sequestration of fluid and electrolytes, as revealed by decreased central venous pressure, may cause electrolyte disturbances, as well as significant hypovolemia, possibly leading to shock and acute kidney failure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spleen
  • I witnessed signs of beating on the left side of her abdomen right below her ribs, and guess that it should have been a severe injury to the spleen. (wikipedia.org)
  • appendix
  • The psoas sign, also known as Cope's psoas test or Obraztsova's sign, is a medical sign that indicates irritation to the iliopsoas group of hip flexors in the abdomen, and consequently indicates that the inflamed appendix is retrocaecal in orientation (as the iliopsoas muscle is retroperitoneal). (wikipedia.org)
  • usually
  • Acute abdomen of the ischemic variety is usually due to: A thromboembolism from the left side of the heart, such as may be generated during atrial fibrillation, occluding the SMA. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Treatment of acute ischemia may include stenting or medications to break down the clot provided at the site of obstruction by interventional radiology. (wikipedia.org)