A rare cause of acute vomiting
- Vomiting. // American Medical Association Family Medical Guide;2004, p280
A diagram depicting the causes of vomiting is presented.
- Recurring vomiting. // American Medical Association Family Medical Guide;2004, p282
A diagram depicting the causes of recurring vomiting is presented.
- Vomiting in infants. // American Medical Association Family Medical Guide;2004, p346
A diagram depicting the causes of vomiting in infants is presented.
- Gastric Volvulus and Wandering Spleen. Uc, Aliye; Kao, Simon C.; Sanders, Kathleen D.; Lawrence, John // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul1998, Vol. 93 Issue 7, p1146
Although rare in childhood, gastric volvulus and wandering spleen share a common etiology: congenital absence of intraperitoneal visceral attachments. We report an unusual case of a patient who presented with three episodes of intractable vomiting and abdominal mass but no abdominal pain. A...
- Oesophageal haematoma and associated Mallory-Weiss tear. Lim, C. H.; Everett, S. M. // Postgraduate Medical Journal;Dec2004, Vol. 80 Issue 950, p734
Intramural oesophageal haematoma is a rare condition that may present as vomiting or hoematemesis. Mallory-Weiss tear has: been proposed as a possible aetiology but the evidence to support this is circumstantial. A case of oesophageal haematoma associated with evidence of Mallory-Weiss tear on...
- Desmoid Tumors. Roy, Amitabha Ghosh // American Surgeon;Feb2012, Vol. 78 Issue 2, pE79
The article provides information on desmoid tumors (DT) which are common, benign tumors of unknown etiology. The physical factors considered in the growth and development of DT are discussed. The goal of the treatment for DT are also described. Detailed as well are two cases of DT. One involves...
- Subcutaneous cervical emphysema after self-induced vomiting. Siddiq, M. A.; Selvadurai, D.; Narula, A. A. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Apr1999, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p192
The article presents a case of a woman aged 19 with subcutaneous cervical emphysema after self-induced vomiting. The disease has a diverse etiology and is usually self-limiting. The case has no radiological evidence of mediastinal emphysema, nor were there any symptoms related to the chest....
- A case of acute pancreatitis: could this be caused by dermal filler injections? Lucas-Herald, AK; Jamieson, NB; Roxburgh, CS // Journal of Surgical Case Reports;Aug2012, Vol. 2012 Issue 8, p5
The use of dermal fillers is increasingly common. Side effects associated with their use are usually limited to local reactions. Acute pancreatitis is also a common condition with a wide range of aetiologies. To date, no potential associations between acute pancreatitis and dermal filler...
- Elevated Sweat Chlorides in a Child with Malnutrition. Mace, John W.; Schanberger, John E. // Clinical Pediatrics;May1971, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p285
This article presents information on a case study related to elevated sweat chlorides in a child with malnutrition. The etiology of this patient's transient malabsorptive process is unknown, and attempts to explain this would be mere speculation. The reason for his initial high sweat chloride...