Other diseases such as diabetes mellitus seem to facilitate the development of gallstone formation secondary to increased triglyceride levels associated with obesity as well as promoting gallbladder hypomotility
is caused by the involvement of the lower two-thirds of the esophagus in 20 to 95% of patients with scleroderma.
Clozapine-induced gastrointestinal hypomotility
(CIGH) can lead to fecalith formation, which may result in intestinal obstruction/pseudo-obstruction, intestinal distension, necrosis, perforation, sepsis, aspiration from inhalation of feculent vomitus, or dysphagia.
Differential diagnosis megacystis megacolon, intestinal hypomotility
Defined as a dilatation and hypomotility
of the esophagus, megaesophagus can be a congenital or acquired condition.
Pregnancy induces increased synthesis of prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) which inhibits ureteral peristalsis and may be responsible for the hypomotility
Gallstone disease results from hypomotility
of the gallbladder, which results in incomplete and infrequent emptying of its contents, allowing for crystal formation (Utter 2001).
and incompetence of the lower esophageal sphincter are the earliest visceral manifestations.
and esophagitis are common in SLE.
in Duchenne's muscular dystrophy.
, * Assess gastrointestinal status and Impaired Gag Reflex, report symptoms of gastrointestinal and Ulcers complications.