Definition of Ileus. Meaning of Ileus. Synonyms of Ileus

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Definition of Ileus

Ileus
Ileus Il"e*us, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to roll up.] (Med.) A morbid condition due to intestinal obstruction. It is characterized by complete constipation, with griping pains in the abdomen, which is greatly distended, and in the later stages by vomiting of fecal matter. Called also ileac, or iliac, passion.

Meaning of Ileus from wikipedia

- Ileus is a disruption of the normal propulsive ability of the gastrointestinal tract(intestine) . Although ileus originally referred to any lack of digestive...
- meconium ileus, while approximately 20% of one series of cases of meconium ileus did not have cystic fibrosis. The presence of meconium ileus is not related...
- Rarely, gallstone ileus may recur if the underlying fistula is not treated. The name "gallstone ileus" is a misnomer because an ileus is, by definition...
- especially in generalized peritonitis Fever Sinus tachycardia Development of ileus paralyticus (i.e., intestinal paralysis), which also causes nausea, vomiting...
- the Whipple procedure. While post-operative ileus is typically self-limited, prolonged post-operative ileus occurs when patients develop nausea, abdominal...
- actually within the stomach). The lack of bowel sounds is indicative of ileus, intestinal obstruction, or some other serious pathology. The scientific...
- aorta Ischemic strictures Foreign bodies (e.g. gallstones in gallstone ileus, swallowed objects) Intestinal atresia After abdominal surgery, the incidence...
- Rare, but more serious, side effects include toxic megacolon, paralytic ileus, angioedema, anaphylaxis/allergic reactions, toxic epidermal necrolysis...
- a predisposition because of abnormal intestinal contents (e.g. meconium ileus) or adhesions. Volvulus of the ce****, transverse colon, or sigmoid colon...
- Urinary incontinence while sleeping Diminished bowel movement, sometimes ileus (decreases motility via the vagus nerve) Increased intraocular pressure;...
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