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1,274 Possible Causes for Small Bowel Obstruction

  • Cholelithiasis

    Occasionally, large gallstones do perforate the gallbladder wall and create a fistula between the gallbladder and small or large bowel, producing bowel obstruction or ileus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hernia

    Based on physical findings and CT findings she was diagnosed as having small bowel obstruction by internal hernia around the cecum.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RATIONALE: Internal hernia due to postoperative adhesions sometimes causes small bowel obstruction (SBO) and requires emergency surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSION: Although MDB causing internal hernia is very rare, it should be considered in patients with a clinical picture of small bowel obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    Obstruction is classified as small bowel obstruction (SBO) or large bowel obstruction (LBO) based on the level of obstruction.[saem.org] What is Small Bowel Obstruction?[ddc.musc.edu] Previous version of this guideline Small Bowel Obstruction (2007)[east.org]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    Hyperbaric oxygen introduction to the small bowel may relieve low grade forms of small bowel obstruction.[symptoma.com] KEYWORDS: Adhesiolysis; Enterolysis; Intestinal obstruction; Small bowel obstruction; Water soluble contrast challenge[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Very few cases are reported of small bowel obstruction due to bezoar in healthy population without prior illness or surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Endometriosis

    We herein report four cases of intestinal endometriosis, in which the clinical debut occurred acutely: two as an acute small bowel obstruction and two as a small bowel perforation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Contrast-enhanced abdominal computed tomography (CT) showed diffuse fluid distention of the small bowel loops indicative of obstruction.[jbsr.be] Scovill W: Small bowel obstruction; in Cameron JL (ed): Current Therapy in Surgery. St. Louis, Mosby, 1995, pp 100–104.[dx.doi.org]

  • Ileus

    Small bowel obstruction defined as mechanical obstruction of small bowel due to adhesions, mass, volvulus or other internal or external compression.[clinicaladvisor.com] Inclusion criteria were all adult patients admitted to the OU with an ED diagnosis of ileus, partial small bowel obstruction, or small bowel obstruction, and electronic medical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Partial small bowel obstruction may take several days to resolve. However, prolonged small bowel obstruction often requires surgery.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    This complication is more frequent in the small bowel and can be due to different aetiologies, including inflammatory, infectious or neoplastic diseases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bowel obstruction In the United States, most patients with small noncleaved cell lymphomas (SNCCLs) present with abdominal involvement, typically in the ileocecal area and[emedicine.medscape.com] Intestinal intussusception rarely occurs in the adult population and accounts only for 1% to 5% of all the causes of intestinal obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intestinal Adhesions

    Small bowel obstruction. Image courtesy of Ademola Adewale, MD.[emedicine.medscape.com] Figure 1 – Bowel adhesions, as seen on laparoscopy, causing a small bowel obstruction Clinical Features It is important to note that adhesions themselves are generally asymptomatic[teachmesurgery.com] Strangulated or dead bowel, or the fear of such, is an indication for immediate surgical intervention in the context of a small-bowel obstruction.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Peritoneal Adhesion

    CONCLUSION: The incidence of adhesive small bowel obstruction after laparotomy in infants is high.[uu.diva-portal.org] Intraperitoneal adhesions have been a major and expensive complication of abdominal surgeries and lead to a significant fraction of postsurgical morbidities, small bowel obstructions[grantome.com] Abstract Objectives & Methods The postoperative peritoneal adhesions are associated with numerous complications, including small bowel obstruction, difficult and dangerous[synapse.koreamed.org]

  • Abdominal Radiation

    Chronic bowel morbidity was a significant problem, with 30% of patients surviving at least four months from completion of radiation requiring laparotomy for small bowel obstruction[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] stenoses ulcers CT and MRI bowel wall thickening and luminal narrowing small bowel obstruction fistulas between the bowel (especially colon) and the bladder or vagina Following[radiopaedia.org] There's a possibility of small bowel obstructions, either partial or complete.[mdanderson.org]

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