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1,091 Possible Causes for Megacolon

  • Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction

    A careful examination of the markedly distended colon can exclude several colonic pathologies, including mechanical obstruction and other causes of toxic megacolon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The diagnostic evaluation excludes mechanical obstruction, toxic megacolon, perforation, and ischemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Evaluation of the markedly distended colon involves excluding mechanical obstruction and other causes of toxic megacolon such as Clostridium difficile infection and assessing[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pseudomembranous Colitis

    Toxic megacolon is a rare but reported presentation of severe pseudomembranous colitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Toxic megacolon is an infrequently occurring, potentially life-threatening complication of pseudomembranous colitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of toxic megacolon associated with fulminant pseudomembranous colitis. A 72-year-old woman was admitted with severe dehydration and shock.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acquired Functional Megacolon

    Dutch megacolon, megacolon NAO, colectasie, colon; dilatatie, dilatatie; colon, Megacolon Italian Colon ingrandito, Megacolon NAS, Dilatazione del colon, Megacolon French[fpnotebook.com] Content Mega and dolichocolon Acquired megacolon and megarektum Acute megacolon Mega and dolichocolon Dolichocolon - this elongation colon and megacolon - its extension.[mymedinform.com] There are three etiological types of megacolon: acute, chronic, and toxic megacolon.[amboss.com]

  • Toxic Megacolon

    Toxic Megacolon at eMedicine[en.wikipedia.org] Toxic megacolon 1.JPG 2 755 2 000; 1,47 MB Toxic megacolon 2.JPG 3 008 2 000; 1,65 MB Toxic Megacolon in Ulcerative Colitis.jpg 931 1 124; 292 KB Toxisches Megacolon bei Colitis[commons.wikimedia.org] Toxic dilation of the colon; Megarectum; Inflammatory bowel disease - toxic megacolon; Crohn disease - toxic megacolon; Ulcerative colitis - toxic megacolon Althumairi AA,[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acquired Megacolon

    […] in muscularis externa from megacolon (P 0.10).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The two main types of the syndrome are congenital megacolon, or Hirschsprung disease, and acquired megacolon.[medicine.academic.ru] By contrast, blockade of nitric oxide synthase did not increase amplitudes of contractions with circular smooth muscle from acquired megacolon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hirschsprung's Disease

    We report an autopsied 20-year-old man case of intestinal necrosis associated with megacolon from hypoganglionosis, a pseudo-Hirschsprung's disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Association of megacolon with two recessive spotting genes in the mouse. J. Hered. 57, 181–183 (1966). 12 Lane, P.W. & Liu, H.M.[doi.org] […] of foals Long segment Hirschsprung's disease Macrocolon Megacolon, congenital Short segment Hirschsprung's disease Small intestinal dysmotility Small left colon syndrome[icd9data.com]

  • Colitis

    A C. diff infection also can lead to toxic megacolon or bowel perforation, though these rarely happen.[webmd.com] Ulcerative colitis - Toxic megacolon Hover on/off image to show/hide findings Tap on/off image to show/hide findings Ulcerative colitis - Toxic megacolon This patient's colon[radiologymasterclass.co.uk] Toxic megacolon can occur with associated risk of perforation. Bowel adenocarcinoma is a complication in 3% to 5% of patients.[bestpractice.bmj.com]

  • Sigmoid Volvulus

    Physical examination, plain abdominal X-ray, and barium enema confirmed a sigmoid volvulus and further examinations revealed concomitant megacolon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal radiographs showed megarectum and megacolon with dissipated feces. Sigmoidoscopy revealed gangrenous bowel mucosa affecting the sigmoid colon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sigmoid volvulus associated with megacolon was diagnosed and emergence endoscopic decompression was performed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Goldberg-Shprintzen Syndrome

    OLS Orphanet Rare Disease Ontolog ORDO Orphanet:66629 Goldberg-Shprintzen megacolon syndrome is a multiple malformation syndrome characterized by Hirschprung megacolon with[ebi.ac.uk] Prognosis Little information is available about the long-term outlook for individuals with Goldberg-Schprintzen megacolon syndrome.[orpha.net] Entry H00936 Disease Name Goldberg-Shprintzen megacolon syndrome; Goldberg-Shprintzen syndrome (GOSHS) Description Goldberg-Shprintzen megacolon syndrome is a rare disorder[genome.jp]

  • Clostridium Difficile

    Here, we report on a patient with toxic megacolon complicated by C. difficile infection who was treated successfully with fecal mi-crobiota transplantation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In summary, extraintestinal C. difficile can develop from recent antibiotics use, gastrointestinal surgery and microperforations from toxic megacolon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] present the case of a 65-year-old female patient with multiple Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) relapses on the rectal remnant, post-colectomy for a CDI-related toxic megacolon[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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