TITLE

Generalized peritonitis

AUTHOR(S)
Hildebrand, H.D.
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/5/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 5, p632
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Mentions the case of a four months pregnant 16-year-old girl in Kenya who had abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. Indication of general peritonitis; Examination of the small bowel revealing a perforated Meckel's diverticulum; Finding of a ascaris roundworm in the diverticulum; Antibiotic and antihelminthic treatment.
ACCESSION #
6303361

 

Related Articles

  • A Case Report: Colic Due to Jejuno-jejunal Intussusception in A Mare. ONMAZ, Ali C.; SCHUMANN, Ulrike; van den HOVEN, Rene; ATASEVER, Ayhan // Kafkas Universitesi Veteriner Fakultesi Dergisi;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p355 

    This paper reports the clinical findings, the results of diagnostic imaging, the medical management, and the results of necropsy of a 2 year old Arabian mare suffering from jejuno-jejunal intussusception. Determining clinical parameters for the in-live diagnosis: were the characteristic bull's...

  • The clinical and genetical features of 124 children with Familial Mediterranean fever: experience of a single tertiary center. Inal, Ayfer; Yilmaz, Mustafa; Kendirli, Seval Guneser; Altintas, Derya Ufuk; Karakoc, Gulbin Bingol // Rheumatology International;Sep2009, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p1279 

    The aim of the present study was to evaluate the clinical features of childhood-onset Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) patients and to assess the phenotype–genotype correlation. The study included patients with childhood-onset FMF that followed up over a period of 18 years in the...

  • A case of Dettol addiction. Khan, J.S.; Wilson, M.C.; Taylor, T.V. // British Medical Journal;3/24/1979, Vol. 1 Issue 6166, p791 

    Focuses on the addiction to dettol ingestion. Discussions on gastrointestinal symptoms; Evaluations on alkaline phosphate activity; Effects of isopropyl alcohol.

  • A rare cause of intraoperative nasogastric tube obstruction. Kumar, P.; Yadav, S.; Saini, S.; Arora, V. // Journal of Postgraduate Medicine;Oct-Dec2013, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p331 

    The article presents a case study of a teenager with blockage of nasogastric (NG) tube caused by the presence of Ascaris lumbricoides in its lumen. The patient was diagnosed with perforation peritonitis. Appendicectomy and peritoneal lavage were conducted for the purpose of gangrenous...

  • Problems in distinguishing tuberculosis of bowel from Crohn's disease in Asians. Burke, G.J.; Zafar, S.A. // British Medical Journal;11/15/1975, Vol. 4 Issue 5993, p395 

    Evaluates difficulties on the distinction between intestinal tuberculosis from Crohn's diseases among Asian women. Indication of caseation and acid-fast bacilli indicators of Crohn's diseases and intestinal tuberculosis distinction; Identification of draining lymphnodes on tuberculous reaction;...

  • Indigenous amoebiasis: an important differential diagnosis of chronic inflammatory bowel disease. Sanderson, I.R.; Walker-Smith, J.A. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);9/29/1984, Vol. 289 Issue 6448, p823 

    Examines the cause of chronic inflammatory bowel disease of children in Great Britain. Reference on a child admitted with amoebiasis; Diagnosis of amoebiasis; Treatment of chronic inflammatory disease.

  • A Questionnaire for Functional Bowel Disorders. Drossman, Douglas A. // Annals of Internal Medicine;10/15/89, Vol. 111 Issue 8, p627 

    Editorial. Comments on a questionnaire designed to diagnose functional bowel disorders. Information on functional bowel disorders; Clinical syndromes associated with functional bowel disorders; Limitations in using questionnaires in clinical practice.

  • In vivo diagnosis of intestinal spirochaetosis by confocal endomicroscopy. Günther, U.; Epple, H-J.; Hefler, F.; Loddenkemper, C.; Grünbaum, M.; Schneider, T.; Zeitz, M.; Bojarski, C. // Gut;Sep2008, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p1331 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article about the advances in confocal endomicroscopy in the 2006 issue.

  • Second Opinion. Fraser, Stephen // Current Science;10/16/2009, Vol. 95 Issue 4, p6 

    The article discusses the diagnosis which a senior high school student Jessica Terry discovers on the nature of her intestinal ailment known as Crohn's disease, an incurable inflammation of the bowels..

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics