CCBS-1 - abdominal

anduong's version from 2018-02-13 22:06


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Intussusceptiona medical condition in which a part of the intestine folds into the section next to it. It typically involves the small bowel and less commonly the large bowel. Symptoms include abdominal pain which may come and go, vomiting, abdominal bloating, and bloody stool
ileus the medical term for this lack of movement somewhere in the intestines that leads to a buildup and potential blockage of food material. An ileus can lead to an intestinal obstruction. This means no food material, gas, or liquids can get through. It can occur as a side effect after surgery
hematocheziathe passage of fresh blood through the anus, usually in or with stools (contrast with melena).
fistula an abnormal connection between 2 body parts, such as an organ or blood vessel and another structure
fissurea groove, natural division, deep furrow, elongated cleft, or tear in various parts of the body also generally called a sulcus, or in the brain a sulcus.
Dyspesiao Belly pain or discomfort. o Bloating. o Feeling uncomfortably full after eating. o Nausea. o Loss of appetite. o Heartburn. o Burping up food or liquid (regurgitation). o Burping.
distentionwhen substances, such as air (gas) or fluid, accumulate in the abdomen causing its outward expansion beyond the normal girth of the stomach and waist
melenathe dark black, tarry feces that are associated with upper gastrointestinal bleeding. The black color and characteristic strong odor are caused by hemoglobin in the blood being altered by digestive enzymes and intestinal bacteria
organomegaly the abnormal enlargement of organs
peritonitisperitoneal inflammation
ProctodyniaA condition of episodic rectal pain, caused by spasm of the levator ani muscl
reboundthe emergence or re-emergence of symptoms that were either absent or controlled while taking a medication, but appear when that same medication is discontinued, or reduced in dosage

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