Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

Epidemiology

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Etiology

  • Collagen-Vascular Disease
  • Visceral Myopathy/Neuropathy

Physiology

  • Chronic Pseudo-Obstruction Due to Dysmotility of Both the Small Bowel and Colon: due to loss of the migrating motor complex and bacterial overgrowth
    • Note: this is distinct from acute colonic pseudo-obstruction (Oglivie’s syndrome) (see Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction, [[Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction]])

Diagnosis

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Clinical Manifestations

Gastrointestinal Manifestations

  • Small Bowel Obstruction (SBO)-Like Picture

Other Manifestations

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Treatment

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References

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