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Related to adynamic: adynamic ileus


Relating to adynamia.


GI disease Impairment of the fecal flow of GI contents Clinical Sx reflect point of obstruction and type of ileus; paralytic ileus causes little pain and is first evident through abdominal distension and vomiting; post-operative paralytic ileus may manifest itself through ↑ nasogastric secretions or oliguria; mechanical ileus is associated with vomiting, abdominal colic, distension and constipation, which may be episodic with intermittent relief by production of voluminous, watery stools Management Stabilize, decompress, repair. See Meconium ileus, Paralytic ileus.
Ileus types
Adynamic Paralytic ileus, 2º to electrolyte derangements, mesenteric arterial vascular accidents, peritoneal irritation, surgery, trauma, paraneoplastic phenomena
• Obstructive Intraluminal tumors, intussusception, gallstones, bezoar, feces, foreign bodies
• Intrinsic lesions Atresia, stenosis, strictures due to neoplasms, inflammation, chemicals, vascular lesions
• Extrinsic lesions Adhesive bands from C-sections, previous surgery, hernias, neoplasia, abscesses, volvulus, hematomas 


(a?di-nam'e-a) [ ¹an- + Gr. dynamis, strength] Asthenia.adynamic (-nam'ik), adjective


Relating to adynamia.
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Adynamic ileus is frequently seen in the postoperative period and may persist for several weeks.
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Although a review of the literature shows that bowel entrapment is a relatively rare complication, it can be fatal and must be differentiated from adynamic ileus, a more benign condition that occurs in up to 5% to 18% of pelvic fractures, which lasts an average of 3 days.
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