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Glossary for Acute abdominal pain

Medical terms related to Acute abdominal pain or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal Pain: Pain in the abdominal area or stomach.
  • Abdominal discomfort: The sensation of discomfort located in the abdomen
  • Abdominal pain: Pain in the abdominal area or stomach.
  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Acquired angioedema: A rare disorder characterized by recurring episodes of swelling of parts of the skin or mucous membranes. Sometimes internal organs may be involved. The disorder occurs in patients with lymphoproliferative or autoimmune disorders which result in the dysfunction of a complex blood protein called C1 inhibitor.
  • Acquired angioedema, type 1: A rare disorder characterized by recurring episodes of swelling of parts of the skin or mucous membranes. Sometimes internal organs may be involved. The disorder occurs in patients with lymphoproliferative disorders which affects the function of a complex blood protein called C1 inhibitor.
  • Acquired angioedema, type 2: A rare disorder characterized by recurring episodes of swelling of parts of the skin or mucous membranes. Sometimes internal organs may be involved. Type 2 is an autoimmune disorder where patients develop autoantibodies which destroy the function of C1 esterase inhibitor.
  • Acute Appendicitis: Infection of the appendix
  • Acute Cholecystitis: Acute inflammation of the gall bladder, usually due to obstruction by a gall stone
  • Acute abdominal pain in adolescents: Acute abdominal pain in adolescents is a condition in which an adolescent experiences a sudden onset of abdominal discomfort.
  • Acute abdominal pain in infants: Acute abdominal pain in infants refers to an infant with a sudden onset of abdominal discomfort.
  • Acute abdominal pain in pregnancy: Acute abdominal pain in pregnancy is the sudden onset of abdominal pain in the pregnant woman.
  • Acute cholecystitis: Acute inflammation of the gall bladder, usually due to obstruction by a gall stone
  • Biliary Colic: A condition which is characterized by the occurrence of colic due to the passage of gallstones along the biliary tract
  • Biliary colic: A condition which is characterized by the occurrence of colic due to the passage of gallstones along the biliary tract
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Colonic volvulus: Twisting of the colon.
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Cystitis: Bladder infection or inflammation
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis: A metabolic acidosis that results from the accumulation of ketones when diabetes mellitus is poorly controlled
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis: A metabolic acidosis that results from the accumulation of ketones when diabetes mellitus is poorly controlled
  • Diarrhea: Loose, soft, or watery stool.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Gastroenteritis: An infection of the bowel
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Heart attack: An acute myocardial infarction
  • Heartburn: Heartburn is a burning sensation experienced behind the breastbone in the upper chest due to regurgitation of stomach contents.
  • Henoch-Schonlein purpura: A form of vasculitis (blood vessel inflammation) that affects blood capillaries and affects mostly the skin, kidneys, joints and stomach.
  • Hereditary angioedema, type 1: A rare disorder characterized by recurring episodes of swelling of parts of the skin or mucous membranes. Sometimes internal organs may be involved. Symptoms can last for up to five days with usually weeks between episodes. Type I is the most common type and is due to the reduced production of C1 inhibitor proteins. Episodes can be triggered by emotional or physical stress but can occur spontaneously.
  • Hereditary angioedema, type 2: A rare disorder characterized by recurring episodes of swelling of parts of the skin or mucous membranes. Sometimes internal organs may be involved. Symptoms can last for up to five days with usually weeks between episodes. Type 2 is due to defective C1 inhibitor proteins which are present at normal levels.
  • Hereditary angioedema, type III: A rare disorder characterized by recurring episodes of swelling of parts of the skin or mucous membranes. Sometimes internal organs may be involved. Symptoms can last for up to five days with usually weeks between episodes. Type 3 is due to a defect in Coagulation factor XII rather than a deficient or dysfunctional C1 (complex blood protein) as in types 1 and 2. This type is exacerbated by increased estrogen levels which can be caused by pregnancy or oral contraception. The severity of the disorder is variable with some patients only suffering episodes during pregnancy or after starting oral contraception. In other cases, adolescence triggered episodes
  • Hernia: General term for an organ protruding where it should not.
  • Indigestion: Imprecise term for various digestive complaints
  • Intercostal nerve syndrome: A rare condition where abdominal nerves become trapped in the abdominal muscle (rectus abdominis) which causes pain in the abdominal wall. Excessive physical stress or pregnancy can cause the condition. The condition may be short lived or may be chronic and require surgical or other intervention.
  • Intussusception: intussusception is the sliding of one part of the intestine into another
  • Mesenteric Adenitis: Swollen abdominal lymph nodes
  • Miscarriage: Symptoms related to miscarriage or stillbirth.
  • Mittelschmerz: Mid-cycle abdominal pain due to ovulation
  • Myocardial infarction: blood supply to part of the heart is interrupted
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Norwalk gastroenteritis: A viral (Norwalk virus) infection that is transmitted through fecal-oral contact which can happen through eating contaminated food or drinking contaminated water. Symptoms are usually relatively mild. The incubation period is 18-72 hours.
  • Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
  • Pain Disorder: Somatoform disorder causing pain
  • Pleurisy: Inflammation of the pleura.
  • Pneumonia: Lung infection or inflammation (as a symptom)
  • Renal colic: Severe urinary system pain usually from a urinary stone
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
  • Sickle cell crisis: A condition which is characterized by either a hemolytic crisis or vaso-occlusive crisis
  • Stomach ache: Stomachache is a condition in which there is any type of discomfort in the stomach or upper abdominal area.
  • Stomach pain: The occurrence of pain located in the stomach
  • Urinary tract infection: Infection of the urinary tract

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