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.
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Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO) is a clinical condition characterized by severe impairment of gastrointestinal peristalsis with partial or complete intestinal obstruction symptoms.
(3) However, chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction encompasses enteric visceral myopathy, neuropathy, and mesenchymopathy, and it may be associated with well-established histopathology, including fibrotic or vacuolar degeneration of the muscularis propria, inclusions, hypoganglionosis, and inflammation.
Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO), first described in 1978, is a syndrome characterized by severe congenital gastrointestinal dysmotility and frequent episodes mimicking mechanical obstruction.
Isfoss, "Familial visceral myopathy diagnosed by exome sequencing of a patient with chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction," Endoscopy, vol.
Indications for caecostomy include palliation of malignant bowel obstruction, decompression in chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction, and administration of anterograde continence enemas in patients with defecation disorders, particularly in patients with spinal cord injury or severe disability [2-4].
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.[sup.5]-[sup.7]
In human medicine, chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction is a rare but well-known disease, which can be focussed in one part of the intestine or affect larger regions, and is characterized by chronic or recurrent symptoms of intestinal obstruction without any obvious mechanical cause [15].
Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO) is a rare, severe syndrome with impaired gastro-intestinal motility leading to functional obstruction resembling mechanical obstruction.
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.
(4) The diagnoses included autoimmune enteropathy, congenital microvillous atrophy, chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction, and multiple food intolerance.
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).

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