Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Distended Stomach 124 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 124 conditions that can cause Distended Stomach.

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There are 6 common conditions that can cause Distended Stomach.
  1. Abdominal Muscle Strain
  2. Fecal Impaction
  3. Infantile Colic
  4. Intestinal Polyps
  5. Irritable Bowel Disease
  6. Lactose Intolerance
There are 19 somewhat common conditions that can cause Distended Stomach.
  1. Abdominal Contusion
  2. Abdominal Injury
  3. Alcoholic Hepatitis
  4. Appendicitis
  5. Breast Cancer
  6. Congestive Heart Failure
  7. Diabetic Gastroparesis
  8. Drug Side Effect
  9. Giardia Infection
  10. Hepatitis B
  11. Hepatitis
  12. Hernias
  13. Malabsorption
  14. Peptic Ulcer Disease
  15. Postpartum Infection
  16. Pregnancy
  17. Primary Dysmenorrhea
  18. Urinary Retention
  19. Uterine Fibroids
There are 26 uncommon conditions that can cause Distended Stomach.
  1. Autonomic Neuropathy
  2. Bacterial Endocarditis
  3. Celiac Sprue
  4. Chronic Pancreatitis
  5. Cirrhosis
  6. Crohn's Disease
  7. Endometritis
  8. Gastroparesis
  9. Hepatitis C
  10. Hepatomegaly
  11. Hypothyroidism
  12. Ileus
  13. Incarcerated Hernia
  14. Incarcerated Inguinal Hernia
  15. Incisional Hernia
  16. Inguinal Hernia
  17. Intestinal Obstruction
  18. Kidney Injury
  19. Liver Injury
  20. Neurogenic Bladder
  21. Pancreatitis
  22. Polycystic Kidney Disease
  23. Secondary Dysmenorrhea
  24. Swallowed Foreign Body
  25. Umbilical Hernia
  26. Ventral Hernia
There are 73 rare conditions that can cause Distended Stomach.
  1. Abdominal Abscess
  2. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  3. Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  4. Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
  5. Amebic Dysentery
  6. Amyloidosis
  7. Bladder Cancer
  8. Breast Cancer in Males
  9. Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  10. Burkitt Lymphoma
  11. Carcinoid Syndrome
  12. Cervical Cancer
  13. Chronic Persistent Hepatitis
  14. Colorectal Cancer
  15. Congenital Megacolon
  16. Congo Hemorrhagic Fever
  17. Cor Pulmonale
  18. Cystic Fibrosis
  19. Dumping Syndrome
  20. Echinococcus
  21. End Stage Renal Disease
  22. Erythroblastosis Fetalis
  23. Familial Mediterranean Fever
  24. Femoral Hernia
  25. Gallbladder Cancer
  26. Ganglioneuroma
  27. Gastric Carcinoma
  28. Gaucher's Disease
  29. Hairy Cell Leukemia
  30. Hemangioma of the Liver
  31. Hemochromatosis
  32. Hepatitis D
  33. Hepatitis E
  34. Hodgkin's Disease
  35. Incarcerated Ventral Hernia
  36. Intussusception
  37. Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  38. Kwashiorkor
  39. Leukemia
  40. Liver Cancer
  41. Lung Cancer
  42. Lymphoma
  43. Medullary Cystic Disease
  44. Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  45. Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  46. Nephrotic Syndrome
  47. Neuroblastoma
  48. Niemann-Pick Disease
  49. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  50. Ovarian Cancer
  51. Pancreatic Cancer
  52. Perforated Bowel
  53. Perforated Ulcer
  54. Pericarditis
  55. Peritonitis
  56. Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
  57. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  58. Pulmonary Hypertension
  59. Pulmonary Stenosis
  60. Renal Cell Carcinoma
  61. Schistosomiasis
  62. Thalassemia
  63. Toxic Megacolon
  64. Trichinosis
  65. Tricuspid Insufficiency
  66. Tropical Sprue
  67. Tuberculosis
  68. Typhoid Fever
  69. Uterine Cancer
  70. Volvulus
  71. Von Hippel-Lindau Disease
  72. Wilms Tumor
  73. Wilson's Disease

Last Updated: Feb 3, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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