enterolith


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a calculus occurring in the intestines

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When the double-balloon enteroscope reached the enterolith, we used a snare to trap the enterolith.
The diverticulum contained an enterolith, which was obstructing the bowel lumen.
Recently, we removed a calcified enterolith from a patient with Crohn's disease.
Enterolith ileus complicating jejunal diverticulosis.
The radiologist reported one enterolith in proximal part of distal loop of sigmoid colostomy and another in the blind end of rectum which was pushing the bladder anteriorly and therefore obstructing bladder outlet.
Bowel obstruction caused by a Meckel's diverticulum enterolith: a case report and review of the literature.
Meckel's enteroliths : clinical,radiologic, and pathologic findings.
This case illustrates a primary enterolith ileus that was initially thought to be a gallstone ileus.
The term "enterolith" is applied to the calculi that form within the intestinal lumen.
Enterolith: a diagnostic clue for intestinal stricture.
10-25% of diverticulae present with pseudo obstruction which occurs as a result of peritonitis (following diverticulitis), perforation, strangulation and incarceration of an enterolith within a diverticulum or related to the bacterial overgrowth and the visceral myopathy or neuropathy.
The majority of small bowel diverticula are asymptomatic, but a wide range of less common complications has been reported, including abscess formation, chronic abdominal pain, malabsorption, anemia, volvulus, biliary tract disease, and enterolith formation [20].
Pseudo-obstruction, blind loop syndrome, jejunal dyskinesia, chronic diverticulitis complicated by the formation of enterolith, and vitamin B-12 malabsorption secondary to chronic stasis and bacterial overgrowth within the jejunal diverticula have also been reported.
CT findings in acute necrotizing Meckel diverticulitis due to obstructing enterolith. J Comput Assist Tomogr.
(5,6) There are various mechanisms causing intestinal obstruction like intussusceptions, volvulus, Littre's hernia, enterolith, stricture, entangling of a loop of bowel around a fibrous cord, neoplasm, and so forth.