Abdominal Distention

Abdominal distention refers to swelling or protrusion of the abdomen. Abdominal distention can be caused by simple things (e.g. flatulence, pregnancy) or can indicate a severe internal organ disorder. The distention could be due to an abdominal mass, an enlarged internal organ, cyst, abscess, tumor, and many other possible ...

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Causes

The first issue is to determine what type of change in the abdomen is causing the distention. Some of the things that can cause the distention (in general) include:

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Causes List for Abdominal Distention

Possible causes of Abdominal Distention (or similar symptoms) may include:1

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References

  1. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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