Constipation Differential Diagnosis

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WGO Practice Guidlines Constipation 1 World Gastroenterology Organisation Practice Guidelines 3 Risk factors 4 Diagnosis and differential diagnosis 5 Treatment approaches 6 References 7 Useful web sites 8 Queries and feedback 1 Definition Constipation is a symptom, not a disease

Constipation Rome Criteria for constipation Differential diagnosis Differential diagnosis Clinical features History Physical Exam Labs and imaging treatment Diet (fiber) and exercise Colace, dulcolax, mag citrate, lactulose, enemas Fecal impaction Ogilvie syndrome acute colonic pseudo

Differential Diagnosis of Constipation by age* infants Children (older than 1 year) Hirschsprung’s disease Congenital anorectal malformations Neurologic disorders Encephalopathy Spinal cord abnormalities: myelomeningocele, spina bifida, tethered cord

CONSTIPATION AND ENCOPRESIS IN CHILDHOOD COMPETENCY The resident should be able to define constipation and encopresis, develop a differential diagnosis for

A 4-year-old boy was brought to the emergency de- • What is the differential diagnosis of this child’s ab- A 4-Year-Old Boy with Constipation and Abdominal Pain Muhammad Waseem, MD. swelling with distinct borders. The transverse colon is

S26 C. Colombo et al. / Journal of Cystic Fibrosis Volume 10 Suppl 2 (2011) S24–S28 Table 3 Differential diagnosis when DIOS is suspected • Constipation (most common)

Constipation in children: diagnosis and management Shaman Rajindrajith 1, Niranga Manjuri Devanarayana 2 Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2009; in developing constipation. Differential diagnosis as the commonest reason for withholding

NCC Pediatrics Continuity Clinic Curriculum: Constipation Faculty Guide Goals & Objectives: To understand the differential diagnosis & management

The differential diagnosis of constipation in adults and children is broad (Tables 317 and 411).However,most patients are found to have no discernible cause for this symptom and are labeled as having chronic functional or idiopathic constipation11,17 [Evidence level C, expert

DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS Psychiatric GAD Panic disorder (see below) Phobias OCD PTSD Acute stress disorder constipation, amenorrhoea, decreased libido, diurnal variation of mood. DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS Psychiatric Depression BAD Anxiety PTSD Schizophrenia

Differential Diagnosis by Symptoms Symptoms OAB SUI UTI Bladder Cancer BPH Urgency Yes No Yes Sometimes Frequently Frequency Yes No Yes Sometimes Frequently

ABDOMINAL PAIN in the PEDIATRIC PATIENT Tim Weiner, M.D. Dept. of Surgery University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill In General Common problems occur commonly intussusception in the infant appendicitis in the child The differential diagnosis is age-specific In pediatrics most belly pain is non

Differential diagnosis. Recognize the importance of and how to perform careful, (eg, constipation, pelvic inflammatory disease, infant. Devise an appropriate evaluation of fussiness in a 1-month-old infant.

Discuss your differential diagnosis. How would you evaluate and manage this patient? 2. A six-week-old afebrile infant with a history of conjunctivitis presents with a staccato cough and tachypnea. Constipation 1.

Infant botulism management. The sequence of symptoms and signs may vary but prolonged constipation (usually more than three days, and can precede weakness by several weeks) If the differential diagnosis suggests bacterial.

Differential Diagnosis Sepsis Labile blood pressure and heart rate Decreased anal sphincter tone Urinary retention Flushed skin Constipation Infantile Botulism: Differential Diagnosis Differential Diagnosis Infantile Botulism Diagnosis Infant Botulism Diagnostic Testing

A 4-year-old boy was brought to the emergency de- • What is the differential diagnosis of this child’s ab- A 4-Year-Old Boy with Constipation and Abdominal Pain Muhammad Waseem, MD. swelling with distinct borders. The transverse colon is

The differential diagnosis of constipation in adults and children is broad (Tables 317 and 411). However, most patients are found to have no discernible cause for this symptom and are labeled as having chronic functional [Evidence level C, expert

Diarrhea and constipation Phil Ukrainetz, MD, PGY5 October 31, 2002 Differential diagnosis: Infectious colitis Inflammatory bowel disease Meckl’s Intussusception Ischemic bowel (volvulus etc) Appy Choly Skill testing question: Is this enteritis, gastroenteritis or dysentry?