DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF INTRA ABDOMINAL CAUSES OF ABDOMINAL DISTENTION DUE TO ADYNAMIC ILEUS
Differential diagnosis of intra abdominal causes of abdominal distention due to adynamic ileus are :
-inflammation of the peritoneum
-accumulation of bile, gastric content due to perforated ulcer and pancreatic enzyme due to acute pancreatitis)
-extramural due to compression of mesenteric vessels or intramural due to distention resulting from mechanical ileus
-mesenteric artery or mesenteric embolus
-extraperitoneal irritation - renal colic, pyelonephritis, perinephric abscess, psoas abscess and retroperitoneal hemorrhage
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