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What is intestinal pseudo-obstruction?
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Dr. Mark Callman
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Ogilvie's syndrome
A patient can present with symptoms of obstruction, such as abdominal discomfort, bloating, nausea and vomiting, and radiological examination shows marked dilitation of the colon, but no obvious source for mechanical obstruction is found.
Naso gastric suction, and colonoscopy for decompression of the colon may help up to 75% of the time, but in severe cases, surgery may help.

In brief: Ogilvie's syndrome
A patient can present with symptoms of obstruction, such as abdominal discomfort, bloating, nausea and vomiting, and radiological examination shows marked dilitation of the colon, but no obvious source for mechanical obstruction is found.
Naso gastric suction, and colonoscopy for decompression of the colon may help up to 75% of the time, but in severe cases, surgery may help.
Dr. Mark Callman
Dr. Mark Callman
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
In brief: Ogilvie Syndrome
Agree with others.
For a comprehensive review check http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/184579-overview.

In brief: Ogilvie Syndrome
Agree with others.
For a comprehensive review check http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/184579-overview.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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