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obstipation

 [ob″stĭ-pa´shun]
intractable constipation.

ob·sti·pa·tion

(ob'sti-pā'shŭn),
Intestinal obstruction; severe constipation.
[L. ob, against, + stipo, pp. -atus, to crowd]

obstipation

/ob·sti·pa·tion/ (ob″stĭ-pa´shun) intractable constipation.

obstipation

(ŏb′stə-pā′shən)
n.
Severe constipation caused by intestinal obstruction.

obstipation

[ob′stipā′shən]
Etymology: L, obstipare, to press
1 a condition of extreme and persistent constipation caused by obstruction in the intestinal system. See also constipation.
2 a process of blocking. obstipant, n., obstipate, v.

obstipation

(1) Intestinal obstruction or blockage. 
(2) Constipation, see there.

ob·sti·pa·tion

(ob'sti-pā'shŭn)
Intestinal obstruction; severe constipation.
[L. ob, against, + stipo, pp. -atus, to crowd]

obstipation

intractable constipation.
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Patient continued to present intermittent symptoms of obstipation and vomiting and was scheduled for prophylactic Ladd's procedure.
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Among patients presenting with acute complaints like fever, vomiting, loose motion, acute pain abdomen, acute retention of urine, acute abdominal distension, obstipation, acute painful, inflamed skin or soft tissue swellings, acute bleeding PR, assault and injuries, 49% patients presented more than 7 days after onset of symptoms, 28% patients presented within 1 to 7 days and 23% patients presented within 1 day.
Patients with freshly diagnosed gastrointestinal disorders may have dyspepsia (35%), bile disturbance (21%), obstipation (22%), intestinal bowel syndrome (IBS) (16%) and others (6%) (Fintelmann and MenBen 1996).
The most common symptoms were abdominal pain, distention, obstipation, and vomiting in both groups.
A 58-year-old man presented with a four-day history of increasing abdominal pain and 24 hours of obstipation.
Among the most common important concerns are an unacceptably depressed level of consciousness, dramatic fluid retention, impaired electrolytes, unresolved or developing infection, congestive failure, arrhythmia, or cardiac ischemia, severe anemia, anxiety, pain, discomfort, obstipation, sleep deprivation, impaired cough, poor nutrition and delirium.
If untreated, the condition can proceed to obstipation, a more severe and stubborn fecal impaction that may require prolonged hospitalization and more elaborate therapy--for example, manual removal of hardened fecal matter from an anesthetized cat's colon.
Gastrointestinal symptoms like abdominal discomfort, nausea, vomiting, constipation, obstipation or neurological symptoms like neuralgic pain, hypoesthesias and paraesthesias can also be seen.
If untreated, the condition can proceed to obstipation, a more stubborn fecal impaction that may require prolonged hospitalization and more elaborate therapy--for example, manual removal of hardened fecal matter from an anesthetized cat's colon.