Disease Information for Diarrhea

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Capillary Refill Time/CRT Abnormal
Low Blood Pressure
Postural Hypotension Non-neural
Signs of Poor Perfusion
Perineal Rash
Active Bowel Sounds
Borborygmi/Bowel sound increased
Bowel sounds high pitched
Bowel/Stool Incontinence
Diarrhea
Fecal Soiling in a Child
Hypereactive Bowel Sounds
Loss of bowel control/incontinence acute
Perianal rash
Mucous membrane pallor
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Pellagra/niacin deficiency
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
URINE Alkaline
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Normal Anion Gap Acidosis
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Bicarbonate, serum (Lab)
BUN/Creatinine ratio (Lab)
Carbon Dioxide Total Content/CO2
Chloride serum (Lab)
Copper, serum (Lab)
Magnesium (Lab)
pH, arterial blood (Lab)
Potassium, serum (Lab)
Sodium, serum (Lab)
URINE Chloride
URINE PH
URINE Potassium
URINE Sodium
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Anion gap (Lab)
Chloride serum (Lab)
Non Gap Acidosis (LAB)
Plasma renin Activity/PRA (Lab)
Renin, serum (Lab)
Sodium, serum (Lab)
URINE Ammonia
URINE Anion Gap
URINE Specific gravity
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Hypokalemic periodic paralysis
Primary hyperaldosteronism
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis
Acidosis, metabolic
Anal Incontinence
Anogenital pruritis syndrome
Dehydration
Encopresis/childhood
Hyperchloremia
Hyperchloremic metabolic acidosis
Hypernatremia
Hyperosmolar state
Hypoglycemia, diabetic/treatment
Hypokalemia
Hypokalemic nephropathy
Hypomagnesemia
Hyponatremia
Hypotension
Hypovolemia
Hypovolemic shock
Magnesium deficiency
Prerenal azotemia
Pruritis ani
Shock
Volume depletion (intravascular)
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Blood volume/decrease/low
Pathophysiology/Non Anion Gap Extrarenal
Process
PROCESS/Functional/physiologic (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Octreotide (Sandostatin)
RX/Opiates
RX/Potassium
Definition

Passage of excessively liquid or excessively frequent stools.

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NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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