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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Furthermore, at UEGW, data from a small double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over trial (GBR-7) to evaluate the effects of prucalopride in patients with chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIP) due to visceral myopathy or neuropathy, were presented that demonstrated the favourable effect prucalopride had a on pain, nausea, vomiting, bloating and analgesic intake.
Four cases with chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction due to hollow visceral myopathy.
Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO) is a rare, severe syndrome with impaired gastro-intestinal motility leading to functional obstruction resembling mechanical obstruction.
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.
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.
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.
These disorders include chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction, gastroesophageal reflux (GER), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Hirschsprung's disease.

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