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2,027 Possible Causes for Ileus

  • Appendicitis

    Gallstone ileus as the cause of an obstructive gangrenous appendicitis is a very unusual disease presentation that should be kept in mind when finding an unusual appendicolith[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sixteen (51.6%) received TPN per operative finding indications and 15 (48.4%) for prolonged ileus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] laparoscopic approach; secondary outcomes were preoperative use of imaging and post-operative predictive value of imaging, normal appendix rate and children with a postoperative ileus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    […] their child was “dehydrated” and got an IV) CON: Requires more parental/caregiver involvement (we American’s are generally lazy) CON: Can’t be used in the setting of an ileus[pedemmorsels.com] Likewise, patients with abdominal ileus should not be administered oral fluids until bowel sounds are audible.[cdc.gov] Campylobacter species - Bacteremia, meningitis, cholecystitis, urinary tract infection, pancreatitis, and Reiter syndrome C difficile - Chronic diarrhea, toxic megacolon, and ileus[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    Another cause of meconium ileus is cystic fibrosis.[patient.info] 59 years old patient who underwent surgery for intestinal obstruction due to a massive left paraduodeneal hernia, that had a very long period (20 days) of postoperative ileus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In paralytic ileus there is no bowel movement and no flatus.[patient.info]

  • Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage

    I'm getting an ileus from this thread.[forums.studentdoctor.net] […] stimulation can cause sweating, palpitations, hypotension, syncope or shock.Some patients had transient fever.With the progression of the disease can occur in paralytic ileus[pgmedic.blogspot.com] Complications are hemorrhagic shock, paralytic ileus, lower extremity thrombophlebitis and acute renal failure.[healthfrom.com]

  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

    Etiology Ileus is frequently seen in the postoperative period.[unboundmedicine.com] Intestinal pseudo-obstruction (IPO), either acute or chronic, is a condition including features of intestinal ileus in the absence of mechanical obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Intestinal pseudo-obstruction (IPO) either acute or chronic is a condition including features of intestinal ileus in absence of mechanical obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tyrosinemia Type 1

    […] intermittent porphyria, manifesting with painful parasthesias (causing patients to assume ophisthotonic position, self mutilation), autonomic signs (hypertension, tachycardia, ileus[orpha.net] […] blood sugar 0001943 Hypophosphatemic rickets 0004912 Nephrocalcinosis Too much calcium deposited in kidneys 0000121 Pancreatic islet- cell hyperplasia 0004510 Paralytic ileus[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] […] manifestations have included hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (8) and inhibition of aminolevulinate dehydratase, resulting in porphyria-like neurologic symptoms, such as pain, ileus[path.upmc.edu]

  • Abdominal Surgery

    Postoperative ileus is a major complication for persons undergoing abdominal surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Furthermore, other signs and symptoms of postoperative ileus should be explored in future.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] significant differences in the overall complication rates, wound complications, and anastomotic leaks, although there were no significant differences in the rates of postoperative ileus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    Synonyms Ileus: paralytic ileus, adynamic ileus, non mechanical obstruction, intestinal pseudo obstruction Small bowel obstruction: mechanical ileus, obstructive ileus, dynamic[clinicaladvisor.com] Despite medical therapy, prolonged ileus and progression to sepsis were shown, she underwent surgery to confirm the diagnosis and relief of mechanical ileus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Head and neck surgery is not often considered a risk factor for intestinal ileus and small bowel obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Septicemia

    Paralytic ileus is a common problem in trauma patients. We present two cases of ileus leading to septicemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the gastrointestinal tract , increased permeability of the mucosa alters the microflora, causing mucosal bleeding and paralytic ileus .[en.wikipedia.org] We attribute the cause of septicemia to bacterial translocation secondary to ileus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intestinal Infarction

    Death occurred 3 days later as a result of leg muscle necrosis and intestinal ileus with infarction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During the next ten hours, abdominal distention, ileus, and gas within the intestinal wall and portal venous system developed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Although moderate amounts of iron may be irritating and may produce diarrhea, larger amounts may cause paralytic ileus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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