Glossary for Protruding abdomen
Medical terms related to Protruding abdomen or mentioned in this section include:
- Abdominal pain: Pain in the abdominal area or stomach.
- Abdominal swelling: Swelling or bloating of the abdomen
- Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
- Achondrogenesis type 1A: A rare genetic disorder characterized by abnormal cartilage formation and growth of bones. Type 1A differs from other types by the origin of the genetic defect. Type 1A involves abnormal cartilage-forming cells (chondrocytes) whereas type 1B involves an abnormal cartilage matrix. Type 1B is the most severe disorder.
- Achondroplasia regional -- dysplasia abdominal muscle: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal bone development of the ilium, ribs and abdominal muscles. The abdominal muscles tend to become more develope with increasing age.
- Acute Appendicitis: Infection of the appendix
- Acute pancreatitis: sudden inflammation of the pancreas
- Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease: Severe form of PKD, a genetic kidney disease.
- Baby rattle pelvic dysplasia: A lethal bone development disorder.
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Colon symptoms: Symptoms affecting the colon (bowel).
- Constipation: Hardness of stool or difficulty or inability to pass feces.
- Cretinism athyreotic: A rare form of congenital hypothyroidism that causes mental and physical growth retardation in infants or children. Prompt thyroid hormone therapy is essential in order to prevent progressive neurological and motor deterioration.
- Diaphanospondylodysostosis: A rare disorder characterized by bone formation anomalies including a lack of bone formation in the spine during the fetal stage as well as kidney problems.
- Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
- Dreyfus syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by flattened vertebrae, kyphoscoliosis, spinal ankylosis, short neck, dwarfism and other abnormalities.
- Flatulence: Gas passed from the anus
- Food allergies: a food allergy is an adverse immune response to a food protein
- Food intolerances: Any inability to tolerate particular foods.
- Forbes disease: A rare inherited glycogen storage disease caused by a deficiency of the enzyme amylo-1,6-glucosidase resulting in a build up of glycogen in the liver and muscles.
- Gall bladder conditions: Any condition that affects the gallbladder
- Gastroparesis: A condition characterized by the paralysis of the stomach
- Glycogen debranching deficiency: A rare metabolic disorder where an enzyme deficiency (amylo-1,6-glucosidase) results in a harmful buildup of glycogen byproducts in the liver, muscle and even the heart in some cases. The severity of symptoms is variable depending on the degree of enzyme deficiency and how strictly treatment measures are adhered to.
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Hernia: General term for an organ protruding where it should not.
- Intestinal obstruction: Any obstruction that occurs in the gastrointestinal system
- Irritable bowel syndrome: A chronic non inflammatory disease with a psychophysiologic basis
- Jarcho-Levin Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by spinal column abnormalities, dwarfism and a swollen abdomen as well as other anomalies.
- Lactose intolerance: lactose intolerance is the inability to metabolize lactose, a sugar found in milk and other dairy products, because the required enzyme lactase is absent in the intestinal system or its availability is lowered
- MPS-IV (Morquio Disease): A condition which is characterized by biochemically distinct mucopolysaccharidosis
- Malabsorption: Dysfunctional absorption
- Morquio syndrome: A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (galactosamine-?-sulfate - type A, ? galactosidase - type B) needed to break it down. The symptoms are variable with type A and B being clinically indistinguishable.
- Morquio syndrome, type B: A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (? galactosidase) needed to break it down.
- Muscle weakness: Weakness of the muscles or loss of tone
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome: A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of certain enzymes needed to break it down. This disorder is distinguished form other similar conditions by the fact that no keratosulfate is excreted in the urine.
- Obesity: Excessive body weight especially fat.
- Ovarian cyst: A cyst which is located in the ovary
- Pancreas symptoms: Symptoms affecting the pancreas gland
- Polycystic kidney disease, infantile type: Severe form of polycystic kidney disease which is a genetic kidney disease. Symptoms develop very early in life and may even be present during the fetal stage.
- Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
- Premenstrual syndrome: A collection of symptoms that some women suffer that occurs directly before menstruation
- Prolidase deficiency: A rare metabolic disorder where an enzyme (prolidase) deficiency impairs the breakdown of certain proteins which causes a harmful buildup in the body. The type and severity of symptoms are variable and may include skin disorders, retarded motor development, impaired cognitive development, frequent infections and skeletal abnormalities.
- Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
- Spondyloepimetaphyseal dysplasia, hypotrichosis: An inherited bone growth disorder characterized by short stature, bone abnormalities and vision problems. An additional feature of this condition is the reduced amount of hair (hypotrichosis). The bone abnormalities are due to a genetic mutation that affects the development of bone and connective tissue.
- Stomach symptoms: Symptoms affecting the stomach.
- Strangulation: The arrest of circulation in a part of the body due to compression
- Strudwick syndrome: An inherited bone growth disorder characterized by short stature, bone abnormalities and vision problems. The bone abnormalities are due to a genetic mutation that affects the development of bone and connective tissue.
- Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
- Thyroid symptoms: Symptoms affecting the thyroid gland
- Trisomy 19 mosaicism: A very rare chromosomal disorder where there is an extra copy of chromosome 19 in some of the body's cells. Some cases with this chromosomal abnormality have no clinical symptoms. The presence of abnormalities in some cases is dependent on which body cells contain the chromosomal defect.
- Tropical sprue: A rare digestive disease where the small intestine can't absorb nutrients properly.
- Type III Glycogen Storage Disease: A condition which is characterized by a disease affecting glycogen storage
- Umbilical hernia:
- Werner syndrome: A form of premature aging where sufferers start aging during adolescence or soon after and appear old by the time they reach their 30's or 40's. Milder forms of the condition may also occur.
- Wolman disease: A rare inherited lipid storage disease. The condition usually results in death early in life.
Conditions listing medical symptoms: Protruding abdomen:
The following list of conditions
have 'Protruding abdomen' 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.
Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which
include a symptom of Protruding abdomen or choose View All.
» Next page: Protruding ears
Medical Tools & Articles:
Tools & Services:
Forums & Message Boards
- Ask or answer a question at the Boards: