Synonyms for diverticulitis or Related words with diverticulitis
Examples of "diverticulitis"
, appendicitis, Crohn's disease
is a common condition with different presentations. Although
may be the source of a colonic obstruction, it more commonly causes an ileus, which appears to be a colonic obstruction.
, intestinal obstruction, colonic carcinoma, mesenteric ischemia, leaking aortic aneurysm.
Causes can include pancreatitis, cirrhosis,
, and cholangiocarcinoma. It is also a known complication of splenectomy.
Intestinal permeability and
may occur in some patients with GAVE.
Most cases of simple, uncomplicated
respond to conservative therapy with bowel rest.
Hinchey Classification is used to describe perforations of the colon due to
It is unclear what role dietary fibre plays in
. It is often stated that a diet low in fibre is a risk factor; however, the evidence to support this is unclear. There is no evidence to suggest that the avoidance of nuts and seeds prevents the progression of diverticulosis to an acute case of
. It appears in fact that a higher intake of nuts and corn could help to avoid
in adult males.
BADAS has later been reported in patients with inflammatory bowel disease,
and following resection of the stomach (gastrectomy).
Thrombosis of ovarian vein is associated with postpartum endometritis, pelvic inflammatory disease,
, appendicitis, and gynecologic surgery.
An example would be phlegmon of
. In this case a patient would present to the emergency department with left lower-quadrant abdominal tenderness, and the diagnosis of sigmoid
would be high on the differential diagnosis, yet the best test to confirm it would be CT scan.
A common disorder of the bowel is
. Diverticula are small pouches that can form inside the bowel wall, which can become inflamed to give
. This disease can have complications if an inflamed diverticulum bursts and infection sets in. Any infection can spread further to the lining of the abdomen (peritoneum) and cause potentially fatal peritonitis.
A question mark is used in English medical notes to suggest a possible diagnosis. It facilitates the recording of a doctor's impressions regarding a patient's symptoms and signs. For example, for a patient presenting with left lower abdominal pain, a differential diagnosis might include "?
" (read as 'query
is believed to develop because of changes inside the intestines including high pressures because of faulty contracting of the intestines.
McCollum suffered from
, and was often in pain. He had a number of operations, and finally his descending colon was removed. Again his health improved.
Other studies, such as barium enema and colonoscopy are contraindicated in the acute phase of
because of the risk of perforation.
Adriani officially retired in 1974, but he had a continued presence at Charity Hospital even in retirement. He died of
The causes of
are poorly understood, with approximately 40 percent due to genes and 60 percent due to environmental factors. Obesity is another risk factor.
He died at the San Diego County hospital on March 5, 1937. The cause of death was listed as peritonitis caused by
The reproductive organs of the woman are not representative of those of a young woman. The specimen contains several pathologies, including cardiovascular disease and
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