ileus

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Synonyms for ileus

blockage of the intestine (especially the ileum) that prevents the contents of the intestine from passing to the lower bowel

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Hypoperistalsis or adynamic ileus is frequently seen in the postoperative period and may persist for several weeks.
He concluded that very often the differentiation between adynamic ileus and true mechanical obstruction is difficult to elicit clinically.
In cases of adynamic ileus, both the transition point and small-bowel feces are absent, and the colon is dilated.
After overcoming severe postoperative complications (delayed adynamic ileus, Candida tropicalis septicemia, and Clostridium difficile bowel infection), the patient was discharged in fairly good conditions (July 2001).
Another perforation due to adynamic ileus reported by Carlon Carsasdulla.