fecaloma


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fe·ca·lo·ma

(fē'kă-lō'mă),
An accumulation of inspissated feces in the colon or rectum giving the appearance of an abdominal tumor.
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cop·ro·ma

(kop-rō'mă)
An accumulation of inspissated feces in the colon or rectum giving the appearance of an abdominal tumor.
Synonym(s): fecaloma, stercoroma.
[copro- + G. -ōma, tumor]
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Nine patients (21.9%) had hard fecalomas found on physical examination and were treated by enemas and manual disimpaction.
Children with known causes of chronic constipation, such as those with metabolic or genetic disorders, Hirschsprung's disease, or palpable fecalomas, were excluded from the study population.
Entre sus indicaciones estan los ninos a quienes al examen fisico no se les practica un tacto rectal bien sea porque el nino o su acudiente no lo autorizan, el nino con sospecha de abuso sexual, los ninos obesos en los que es dificil su palpacion abdominal para buscar fecalomas y los ninos con tacto rectal normal pero con sospecha de impactacion fecal.
Abdomen: describa las cicatrices, descarte masas y no se deje enganar por los fecalomas, que son frecuentes en los pacientes psiquiatricos, sobre todo si son cronicos.