intestinal obstruction


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Synonyms for intestinal obstruction

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

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No report on pheochromocytoma combined with intestinal obstruction in a child was found in literature.
Laparoscopic modified Soave operation changes traditional surgical approach, but maintains the principle of typical Hirschsprung's disease radical surgery; it is featured by mild surgical invasion, small scar, fast recovery, mild disturbance to abdominal cavity and low incidence of adhesive intestinal obstruction.
Intestinal obstruction causes failure of the intestine functions, leading to an increase of intestinal toxins, high intestinal pressure, bacterial translocation and malnutrition (1).
This would minimize the chance of capsule endoscopy causing blockage and inducing intestinal obstruction, fistula, and abdominal abscess.
The clinical presentation in adult intussusceptions is often chronic, and most patients present with non-specific symptoms that are suggestive of intestinal obstruction.
Majority presented with intestinal obstruction which was followed by perforation peritonitis, lower gastrointestinal bleeding/melaena and as incidental findings during laparotomy for suspected peritonitis.
2,3) Mechanical intestinal obstruction can be due to enteroliths, intussusception, adhesive band formation as a result of previous diverticulitis, and volvulus.
Intestinal obstruction caused by a duplication cyst of the cecum in neonate.
Majority of patients (90%) are present with classical features of intestinal obstruction such as distention of abdomen, vomiting, constipation, and abdominal pain with signs of abnormal bowel sound, tympany, palpable mass in abdomen, empty rectum, and dehydration.
Symptoms are usually based on recurrent intestinal obstruction and enterocutaneous fistulas (8), and the precise pathological mechanisms for heterotopic ossification remain unsolved.
Intestinal obstruction in ruminants is an uncommon condition and includes torsion, intussusception and volvulus that causes physical occlusion of lumen (Radostits et al.
We report the case of a 22-year-old woman with a pathological proved benign cystic mesothelioma of the peritoneum revealed by an intestinal obstruction.
Many authors have shown ultrasonography to be of excellent sensitivity and specificity in diagnosing intestinal obstruction.
A diagnosis of upper intestinal obstruction was made and based on the presence of this finding, a retained surgical sponge was highly suspected.
Objective: To determine the etiological spectrum of acute intestinal obstruction in our clinical setup Military Hospital Rawalpindi.
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