Category Archives: Abdomen

Causes of Having Fluid in the Pouch of Douglas

Pouch of Douglas Pouch of douglas is a peritoneal fold present behind the uterus. It lies between the uterus and the rectum. It is present only in females. How is it formed? All our visceral organs are carefully packed inside and covered by a membranous layer, called the peritoneum. As this membranes covers the internal […]

Soft Puffy Swelling on the Body

Edema (Oedema) Abnormal  accumulation of fluid in the extracellular spaces is medically termed as edema. It presents as a soft  swelling in the body, which may be localized or generalized. Causes of Fluid Collection One may have a localized collection of fluid in the tummy. This is called ascites and is commonly seen in patients […]

Prevention of Infective Hepatitis and Jaundice

Preventive Steps to Be Taken for Infective Hepatitis Infective hepatitis may spread via contaminated food or water. Majority of outbreaks occur in a population via these media. What Is Infective Hepatitis? Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver or hepatic tissue. When infective causes such as viruses and bacteria affect the liver tissue, they cause irritation […]

Scrotal Hernia – Symptoms and Treatment

What Is Scrotal Hernia? Protrusion of a part of viscera or its outer covering membranes from any weak point in the body musculature is called hernia. As the name suggests, scrotal hernia is herniation or protrusion of a part of abdominal viscera (or only the omentum) from a weak point in abdominal muscles into the […]

Mature Teratoma in the Right Adnexa

Right Ovarian Mature Teratoma Q: My Wife’s age is 33 years and she had got an abdominal pain. She had a CAT X RAY and an UltraSound – Below is doctor’s report – what do you suggest us- Liver is normal in size, shape and echotexture. No focal mass lesion seen. No IHBR dilatation seen. […]

Colonoscopic Perforation

Rupture of Colon During Colonoscopy Q: Please help me. My mom had a colon perforation during a colonoscopy on 6-21-2013. Immediate surgery was done to fix perforation. Doctors realized she was getting an infection due to classic symptoms, including red streaks going from both sides of her incision across her stomach and down to waist. […]