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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Six months after the diagnosis of colonic pseudo-obstruction, total colectomy and ileostomy repair were performed.
Acute colonic pseudo-obstruction (ACPO) disease, also known as Ogilvie's syndrome, is defined as the abnormal dilatation of the colon, although no mechanical obstruction is present (2).
Camilleri, "Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction (Ogilvie's Syndrome)," http://www.uptodate.com.
Clinical practice guidelines for colon volvulus and acute colonic pseudo-obstruction. Dis Colon Rectum.
Acute colonic pseudo-obstruction (ACPO), also known as Ogilvie's syndrome, is characterized by acute dilation of the large bowel with obstructive symptoms in the absence of mechanical obstruction [5].
Barth, "Ogilvie's syndrome--acute colonic pseudo-obstruction," Journal of Visceral Surgery, vol.
Motor complications can be somatic including cranial like Ramsay-Hunt syndrome and peripheral like segmental paresis of the limbs diaphragm or abdominal musculature and visceral involving the gastrointestinal and urinary tract resulting in colonic pseudo-obstruction and bladder dysfunction.
Durai, "Colonic pseudo-obstruction," Singapore Medical Journal, vol.
The diagnosis of caecal bascule, however, is difficult because it mimics other conditions such as volvulus, obstruction and acute colonic pseudo-obstruction (Ogilvie's syndrome).(6)
Surgical treatment of secondary chronic colonic pseudo-obstruction. Nippon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 1996;33:862-866.