Side effects include meteorism
and other intestinal symptoms (20).
We included hemangiomas and cysts in our study since these lesions are common and may not be able to precisely diagnosed by US in patients with fatty liver or in conditions such as obesity and meteorism
Seven patients had meteorism
. No abnormality was detected in the patients' physical examinations.
Differently from US-based methods, MRE allows the evaluation of the entire liver and is not limited by body habitus or meteorism
Symptoms, in general, include crampy abdominal pain, dyschezia, tenesmus, meteorism
, constipation, melena, diarrhea, vomiting, hematochezia, pain on defecation, and after meals.
Abdominal ultrasound, limited by the abdominal meteorism
and intestinal content, only showed the presence of fluid in the pouch of Douglas.
The clinical course, including the prepatent period (97 days), signs (periodic diarrhea, light meteorism
[rapid accumulation of gas in the intestine], anal irritation caused by actively moving proglottids, pyrosis, vomiting, and lack of appetite), and excretion of proglottids (21), corresponded to that of taeniasis caused by T.
The prevailing symptoms which were available for all 100% of patients were the unstable chair and meteorism
; abdominal pains are slightly less often noted.