Abdominal distension is diffuse swelling or enlargement of the abdomen. It can also apply to the sensation of elevated abdominal pressure and volume.
- Fat (obesity)
- Flatus (intestinal obstruction)
- Fetus (pregnancy)
- Fluid (ascites, distended bladder, fluid in obstructed bowel)
- Faeces (constipation, fecal impaction)
- Filthy great tumor (e.g. ovarian cyst, lymphoma)
- Flippin’ big organs (organomegaly)