pseudoileus

pseu·do·il·e·us

(sū'dō-il'ē-ŭs),
Absolute obstipation, stimulating ileus, due to paralysis of the intestinal wall.

pseudoileus

[so̅o̅′dō·il′ē·əs]
1 a condition resembling an intestinal obstruction caused by paralysis of a part of the bowel wall.
2 an adynamic bowel obstruction.

Alvarez,

Walter C., U.S. physician.
Alvarez syndrome - neurotic or hysterical bloating of the abdomen without clinical cause. Synonym(s): accordion abdomen; hysterical nongaseous abdominal bloating; pseudoileus
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