Disease Information for Sigmoid volvulus

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Capillary Refill Time/CRT Abnormal
Low Blood Pressure
Signs of Poor Perfusion
Abdominal bloating
Abdominal Distension
Abdominal Distension in Children
Abdominal distension/protrusion/sign
Abdominal Distention
Abdominal fullness feeling
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Pain Crampy
Abdominal Pain in Infant/Newborn
Abdominal tenderness
Acute abdomen
Acute surgical abdomen
Bloating and Gas
Bloating and 'gas'/Flatulence
Colicky Abdominal Pain
Constipation in Elderly
Empty rectal ampulla
Epigastric Pain
Flatulence
Guarding/abdominal sign
Increased abdominal girth/Potbelly
Left Flank Pain
Left Lower Quadrant Pain in Elderly
Left Lower Quadrant Pain/Tenderness
Lower Abdominal Pain
Protruberant Abdomen
Severe abdominal pain
Tympanic note/abdominal percussion
Upper Abdominal Pain
Acutely ill patient/signs
Mucous membrane pallor
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Ethnic or Racial Factors
African black population
Asian population
Eastern European population
Established Disease Population
Patient/Constipation
Population Group
Population/Immigrant population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Population/Male
Population/Sixties-adult
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Fecal Globin Immunochemical Test positive
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Abdominal film abnormalities/ABD/KUB
Xray/Bird-beak sign/distal gas shadow/ABD
Xray/Distended bowel loops/Abd film
Xray/Large air shadow/ABD
X-RAY With contrast
BE/Abnormality (barium enema)
BE/Colon stricture
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Bowel loop strangulation
Constipation
Hypotension
Hypovolemia
Hypovolemic shock
Infarcted bowel loop
Intestinal/bowel obstruction
Intestinal/Bowel Obstruction in Children
Large bowel obstruction
Obstipation
Shock
Sigmoid volvulus
Volvulus
Lower GI bleeding
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Diet/High roughage
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
CLASS/Sigmoid colon involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Third spacing fluid shift
Pathophysiology/Volume redistribution
Process
PROCESS/Ethnic predilection (ex)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/Laparotomy
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
Other Treatments
TX/Enema
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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