Bookcover of Gastrointestinal Perforation
Booktitle:

Gastrointestinal Perforation

Bacteria, Abdomen, Gastric acid, Peritonitis, Stomach

Anim Publishing (2012-02-25 )

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ISBN-13:

978-620-0-68637-4

ISBN-10:
6200686378
EAN:
9786200686374
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gastrointestinal perforation is a complete penetration of the wall of the stomach, small intestine or large bowel, resulting in intestinal contents flowing into the abdominal cavity. Perforation of the intestines results in the potential for bacterial contamination of the abdominal cavity (a condition known as peritonitis). Perforation of the stomach can lead to a chemical peritonitis due to leaked gastric acid. Perforation anywhere along the gastrointestinal tract is a surgical emergency.Sudden attack of pain in epigastrium to the right of midline in case of perforation of duodenal ulcer. In case of gastric ulcer the pain is in epigastrium. There is history of burning pain in epigastrium, flatulence and dyspepsia. History of drug intake without sufficient food intake may be present. In case of intestinal perforation pain starts from the site of perforation, visceral, and then spreads all over the abdomen. In any case there is board like rigidity of abdomen, tenderness, and rebound tenderness.
Publishing house:
Anim Publishing
Website:
http://www.alphascript-publishing.com
Edited by:
Norton Fausto Garfield
Number of pages:
92
Published on:
2012-02-25
Stock:
Available
Category:
Biology
Price:
34.00 €
Keywords:
bacteria, ACID, Stomach, Abdomen, Peritonitis, Gastric

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