bowel perforation

bowel perforation

Complete transmural disruption of the intestinal wall resulting in bacterial contamination of the abdominal cavity/peritonitis.

bowel perforation

Gastrointestinal perforation GI disease Complete penetration of the intestinal wall resulting in bacterial contamination of the abdominal cavity/peritonitis
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Although small bowel is the third most commonly injured organ after thoracic and heart injuries, in cases of blunt abdominal trauma, less than 1% of blunt trauma patients exhibit small bowel injury; only 0.3% of the patients demonstrate small bowel perforation. The most commonly injured organs in blunt traumas are the jejunum, ileum, and duodenum.
In some rare cases, rectum, colon and small bowel perforation, and septic complications have been reported in the course of, or after, neoadjuvant radiotherapy.
She said: "It is very likely that the bowel perforation occurred as a nonintended and very unfortunate result of the hernia operation.
Six cases required surgery for sepsis or potential for imminent bowel perforation, all of which occurred in 2010-2012.
Type II enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma (Type II EATL) is only rarely reported in Asia, especially in Taiwan and is known to be associated with a high bowel perforation rate.
"Without prompt recognition of multiple-magnet ingestion, bowel perforation, sepsis, and death can result," he said.
Meconium periorchitis (MPO) is an uncommon benign cause of a scrotal mass in the newborn.[sup.1] In utero bowel perforation can be caused by thickened meconium associated with cystic fibrosis, bowel atresia, volvulus or vascular compromise.
Gallstone ileus and bowel perforation after endoscopic sphincterotomy.
"Although a bowel perforation during keyhole surgery can be a known complication, to make not two but three such errors during the same operation raises serious concerns.'' She said the family also feared Brian's operation may have been rushed through.
A preliminary diagnosis of bowel perforation secondary to diverticular disease was made.
The exact mechanism of bowel perforation by peritoneal catheter however remains uncertain5-7.
Bowel perforation is a life-threatening condition associated with high morbidity and mortality rates.