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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Plain films usually show intestinal obstruction (1, 9).
Herein, we report a unique case of HES presenting with deep venous thrombosis of the lower extremities, portal thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and especially mesenteric venous thromboembolism, which led to intestinal obstruction.
Respiratory distress, cardiac arrhythmia and serious complications, such as acute intestinal obstruction and volvulus of the colon, can be seen.
Plain abdominal flat and upright x-rays are still useful in the diagnosis of an intestinal obstruction.
For example, when suspicious to intestinal obstruction, one can perform abdominal X-ray which would be a great help in diagnosis confirmation or sonographic guidance for the diagnosis of cholecystitis.
Other sequelae are abscess formation and stricture causing intestinal obstruction.
X-ray images revealed multiple fluid levels in the intestines, indicating an intestinal obstruction.
Dr Bin Dayna said the greatest advantage was that it does not involve any bypass of the intestinal tract and patients do not suffer complications such as intestinal obstruction, anaemia, osteoporosis, vitamin deficiency and protein deficiency.
Suffering from an intestinal obstruction, 58-year-old Arthur lies there while the group work out the quantities necessary and rig up the drip.
Or for a foreign body causing intestinal obstruction.
Bezoars are concretions of foreign materials in the stomach, small intestine or bowel of people or animals that impair gastrointestinal motility or cause intestinal obstruction.
However, it is fair to conclude at this point that corticosteroids should be used in cases with severe symptoms, especially weight loss or intestinal obstruction.
Intestinal obstruction and peritonitis resulting from gastrointestinal histoplasmosis in an AIDS patient.
Add to that the possibility of gallstones, infections, hernias, bah loss, anemia, diarrhea, intestinal obstruction and nerve damage, and it becomes pretty obvious that this surgery is an absolutely last desperate measure
In February 2003 the subject was readmitted to the hospital with a clinical picture suggestive of intestinal obstruction, which was confirmed at colonoscopy.
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