distal intestinal obstruction syndrome


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distal intestinal obstruction syndrome

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A form of intestinal obstruction uniquely found in children with cystic fibrosis, formerly known as meconium ileus equivalent.
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A 28-year-old woman with cystic fibrosis, who had received bilateral lung transplantation 2 years earlier, had a small bowel obstruction (SBO) believed to be due to distal intestinal obstruction syndrome with mucus plugging.

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