intestinal pseudoobstruction

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in·tes·ti·nal pseu·do·ob·struc·tion

clinical manifestations falsely suggesting obstruction of the small intestine, usually occurring in patients with multiple jejunal diverticula.

intestinal pseudoobstruction

Etymology: L, intestinum, intestine; Gk, pseudes, false; L, obstruere, to build against
a condition characterized by constipation, colicky pain, and vomiting, but without evidence of organic obstruction apparent at laparotomy.
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Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction can also present as surgical emergency.
In several disorders of gastrointestinal motility, including Hirschsprung's disease, chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction, slow transit constipation abnormalities are observed in the density and distribution of the c-kit positive cells.
The absence or reduction of ICC was seen in some gastrointestinal motility disorders, such as Hirschsprung's disease, chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction or slow transit constipation.
Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO) is a rare, severe syndrome with impaired gastro-intestinal motility leading to functional obstruction resembling mechanical obstruction.
Four cases with chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction due to hollow visceral myopathy.
4) The diagnoses included autoimmune enteropathy, congenital microvillous atrophy, chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction, and multiple food intolerance.
R Our 15 year old daughter, who has Smith-Magenis syndrome and chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction, has had in-home caregiver-friends for the past five years.
7,8] The absence or reduction of c-Kit-immunoreactive cells has been observed in a number of intestinal motility disorders, such as infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, Hirschsprung disease, chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction, and slow-transit constipation.
Indications for the use of HPN in children are short bowel syndrome (SBS), chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIP), intractable diarrhea, congenital microvillus atrophy, and Crohn's disease (Dahlstrom, Strandvik, Kopple, & Ament, 1985; Ricour, 1989).
Indications for HPN were chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIP) in 5 children (1 boy and 4 girls) and short bowel syndrome (SBS) in 7 children (5 boys and 2 girls) (see Table 2).

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