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Palpated spleen indicates
enlargement, 2-3x normal
rebound tenderness indicates
peritonitis or appendicitis
most common cause of peptic ulcer disease is
H. pylori
4 signs of bowel obstruction are
pain, distention, vomiting, and diarrhea
adolesent diarrhea
rotavirus (80%), giardia, and shigella
intussusception Sx's
red current jelly stool, palpable abd mass,
intussusception Tx
barium enema
esophageal varices tx
linton tube or sengstaken-blakemore tube (minnisota)
ulcerative colitis vs. chron's dz
Ulcerative Colitis
Crohn's Disease

limited to the large intestine
affects small and large intestines in 80% of cases.

rectal bleeding present in all cases
rectal bleeding present in 75-85% of cases.

no significant perianal sores (around the anus)
significant perianal sores present in 25 to 35% of cases.

fistulas do not occur
fistulas are common

inflammation of intestinal lining (mucosa) is uniform and spread evenly
the intestinal lining appears patchy with spots of ulceration and normal tissue (called "skips")
phrenic nerver spinal cord origin
C3 and above