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Common Causes

Causes by Organ System

Cardiovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Chemical / poisoning No underlying causes
Dermatologic No underlying causes
Drug Side Effect No underlying causes
Ear Nose Throat No underlying causes
Endocrine No underlying causes
Environmental No underlying causes

Acute pancreatitis, Ascites, Autoimmune pancreatitis, Bezoar, Biliary atresia, Blind loop syndrome, Bowel obstruction, Cholangiocarcinoma, Cholecystitis, Choledochal cyst, Cholelithiasis, Cirrhosis, Colonic diverticulitis, Congenital hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, Congenital megacolon, Constipation, Crohn's disease, Distal intestinal obstruction syndrome, Gastroschisis, Hepatomegaly, Hirschsprung's disease, Liver granuloma, Palpable gallbladder Courvoisier's sign, Pancreatic pseudocyst, Pyloric stenosis, Riedel lobe of liver, Splenosis, Toxic megacolon, Urachal cyst, Vermiform appendix, Volvulus, Wandering spleen, Yersinia enterocolitica.

Genetic Acanthocheilonemiasis , Alpha-L-iduronidase deficiency (Hurler syndrome), Alpha-L-iduronidase deficiency (Hurler-Scheie syndrome), Alpha-mannosidase deficiency, Apolipoprotein C-II deficiency, Beta thalassaemia (heterozygous), Chanarin-Dorfman disease, Chediak-Higashi disease , Cholesterol ester storage disease , Common variable hypogammaglobulinaemia, Congenital dyserythropoietic anaemia type 1, Congenital erythropoeitic porphyria, Coproporphyria, hereditary , Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome, Familial alphalipoprotein deficiency, Familial histiocytic reticulosis, Familial hypertriglyceridaemia, Farber lipogranulomatosis, Fucosidosis , Fumarase deficiency , Galactose epimerase deficiency, Galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase deficiency, Gangliosidosis GM1 type 1, Gangliosidosis GM1 type 3, Gangliosidosis GM3, Gaucher disease , Geleophysic dysplasia, Glucose phosphate isomerase deficiency, Glycogenosis type 4, Granulocyte colony stimulating factor, Haemochromatosis , Haemoglobin C disease, Haemoglobin E disease, Haemoglobin SC disease, Haemolytic disease of the newborn, Hereditary spherocytosis , Iduronate-2-sulfatase deficiency, Iminodipeptiduria Kartagener syndrome , Long chain hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency, Macrophage activation syndrome, McLeod phenotype, Mevalonate kinase deficiency, Mucopolysaccharidosis VI , Neutrophilia, hereditary, Niemann-Pick disease type B, Niemann-Pick Disease, Type C, Norrbottnian Gaucher disease, Salla disease , Sandhoff disease , Sanfilippo disease, Sarcoidosis , Sickle cell disease, Zimmermann-Laband syndrome.
Hematologic Chediak-Higashi disease , Extramedullary haemopoiesis, Familial histiocytic reticulosis, Fanconi-Bickel syndrome, Haemochromatosis , Sickle cell crisis , Haemoglobin C disease, Haemoglobin E disease, Haemoglobin SC disease, Haemolytic disease of the newborn, Hereditary spherocytosis , Mastocytosis , Myelofibrosis , Hereditary neutrophilia, Vitamin B12 deficiency.
Iatrogenic No underlying causes
Infectious Disease Abscess, Actinomyces, Alveolar hydatid disease, Bartonellosis, Brucellosis, Cat scratch fever, Entamoeba histolytica, Gallbladder empyema, kala-azar, Leishmaniasis, Kaposi sarcoma, Liver abscess, Liver granuloma, Lymphogranuloma venereum, Malaria, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Oesophagostomiasis, Pancreatic abscess, Pelvic inflammatory disease, Psittacosis, Relapsing fever , Syphilis congenital, Tertiary syphilis, Toxoplasmosis congenital, Yersinia enterocolitica.
Musculoskeletal / Ortho No underlying causes
Neurologic No underlying causes
Nutritional / Metabolic No underlying causes
Obstetric/Gynecologic Choriocarcinoma, Ectopic pregnancy, Endometriosis, Meigs syndrome, Pelvic inflammatory disease, Pregnancy, Uterine enlargement, Uterine leiomyoma.
Oncologic Adrenal tumor, Brenner tumor, Burkitt's lymphoma, Carcinoid tumours, Cholangiocarcinoma, Choriocarcinoma, Chronic myelogenous leukemia, Colorectal cancer, Desmoplastic small round cell tumor, Endodermal sinus tumor, Gallbladder benign tumors, Gallbladder cancer, Gastrointestinal stromal tumor, Germ cell tumor, Hairy cell leukaemia, Hamartoma, Hemangioendothelioma, Hemangiopericytoma, Hepatic adenoma, Hepatoblastoma, Histiocytosis X, Hodgkin's lymphoma,

Kaposi sarcoma, Kidney cancer, Krukenberg tumor, Leiomyoma, Liposarcoma, Metastatic Liver cancer, Primary Liver cancer, Meigs syndrome, Nephroblastoma, Neurilemmoma, Neuroendocrine tumor, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Oncocytoma, Ovarian cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Pancreatic islet cell tumors, Phaeochromocytoma, Plexosarcoma, POEMS syndrome, Pseudomyxoma peritonei, Renal cell carcinoma, Renal oncocytoma, Rhabdoid tumor, Sacrococcygeal teratoma, Sickle cell crisis, Sister Mary Joseph nodule, Small bowel lymphoma, Spleen lymphoma, Stomach cancer, Transitional cell carcinoma, Uterine leiomyoma, Wilm's tumor.

Opthalmologic No underlying causes
Overdose / Toxicity No underlying causes
Psychiatric No underlying causes
Pulmonary No underlying causes
Renal / Electrolyte No underlying causes
Rheum / Immune / Allergy No underlying causes
Sexual No underlying causes
Trauma No underlying causes
Urologic Bladder distention, Cryptorchidism, Hydronephrosis, Kidney cancer, Pelvic kidney, Polycystic kidney disease, Renal cell carcinoma, Renal oncocytoma, Renal transplantation, Transitional cell carcinoma, Urine retention, Varicocele, Wilm's tumor.
Miscellaneous No underlying causes

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