Disease Information for Volvulus

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Low Blood Pressure
Abdominal Distension
Abdominal Distension in Children
Abdominal distension/protrusion/sign
Abdominal Distention
Abdominal Mass
Abdominal Mass in Children
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Pain Crampy
Abdominal Pain in Infant/Newborn
Active Bowel Sounds
Acute surgical abdomen
Borborygmi/Bowel sound increased
Bowel sounds high pitched
Diffuse Abdominal Pain
Guarding/abdominal sign
Hypereactive Bowel Sounds
Increased abdominal girth/Potbelly
Infant Apparent abdominal pain
Left Lower Quadrant Pain in Children
Left Lower Quadrant Pain in Elderly
Left Lower Quadrant Pain/Tenderness
Lower Abdominal Pain
Periumbilical Pain in Children
Poorly Localized Abdominal Pain
Protruberant Abdomen
Rigid Abdomen in Children
Tympanic note/abdominal percussion
Vomiting
Vomiting in Children
Acutely ill patient/signs
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult/all
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)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Constipation
Hypotension
Intestinal/bowel obstruction
Intestinal/Bowel Obstruction in Children
Obstipation
Small bowel obstruction
Volvulus
Lower GI bleeding
Lower GI Bleeding/Infant
Small Intestine Bleeding
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Intestinal disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Small bowel bleeding source/adults
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/Laparotomy
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
Definition

volvulus twisting of a loop of intestine, causing obstruction and or ischemia.

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