extra-abdominal

extra-abdominal

/ex·tra-ab·dom·i·nal/ (eks″trah-ab-dom´ĭ-nal) outside the abdomen.
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Endometriosis commonly occurs in the peritoneum, ovaries, and rectovaginal septum, but may also be found in other abdominal or extra-abdominal sites.
2) Rare metastatic targets include extra-abdominal lymph nodes, liver, adrenal glands, brain, bones, and soft tissues.
These tumors usually occur outside the abdomen in children and in the abdominal wall in women of child-bearing age, but they are equally likely to be abdominal or extra-abdominal in later adulthood.
Patients with the following conditions were excluded: known pregnancy; any chronic inflammatory intestinal disease; current use of any anti-inflammatory drugs; presence or history of trauma in abdomen; history of an invasive abdominal medical procedure within the last 14 days; active cancer; appendectomy history; or extra-abdominal infection such as pneumonia, cellulites, and upper respiratory tract infections.
The goal is to recognize polytraumatized patients where extra-abdominal injuries may change abdominal findings.
Mortality among adult males with FATs is high as the three-year survival is less than 20% after tumor resection (7) especially in patients diagnosed late with multiple abdominal or extra-abdominal metastases.
Patients with extra-abdominal injuries, those that required damage control surgery, and patients requiring intensive care unit admission for postoperative support were excluded from the study.
Endometriosis can be abdominal and extra-abdominal [3].
Patients' age, gender, trauma interval time, vital status (heart rate, arterial tension, and respiratory rate), hematocrit (HCT) value, serum area aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) values, presence of free abdominal fluid in USG, trauma mechanism, extra-abdominal system injuries, injured solid organs and their number, degree of injury in abdominal CT, number of blood transfusions, duration of hospital stay, time of operation (for those undergoing operation), trauma scores (ISS, RTS, Glasgow coma scale, and TRISS), and causes of morbidity and mortality were examined.
The main reason underlying this is the accompanying major extra-abdominal organ injury and delayed diagnosis (9).