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Epigastric mass

Epigastric mass: Introduction

Epigastric mass: An epigastric mass is a lump or growth in the upper abdominal area. See detailed information below for a list of 6 causes of Epigastric mass, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Epigastric mass:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Epigastric mass. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Epigastric mass

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Epigastric mass Treatments

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Epigastric mass: Animations

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Epigastric mass: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Epigastric mass

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, ...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety of "good" bacteria that aid digestion, and they...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious diarrheal illness (i.e. ...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer,...read more »

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Epigastric mass: Related Rare Diseases

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Epigastric mass: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Epigastric mass

The list below shows some of the causes of Epigastric mass mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Epigastric mass?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Epigastric mass. Of the 6 causes of Epigastric mass that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 5 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Epigastric mass:

The following list of conditions have 'Epigastric mass' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Epigastric mass Based on Risk Factors

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