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Definition of Ileus
IleusIleus Il"e*us, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to roll up.]
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
Meaning of Ileus from wikipedia
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 meconium ileus
did not have cystic
fibrosis. The presence
of meconium ileus
is not related...
- Rarely, gallstone ileus
if the underlying fistula
is not treated. The name "gallstone ileus
" is a misnomer because
is, by definition...
in generalized peritonitis Fever Sinus tachycardia Development
of ileus paralyticus
- the Whipple
post-operative ileus occurs
when patients develop
- actually within
the stomach). The lack of bowel sounds
obstruction, or some other serious
pathology. The scientific...
- aorta Ischemic strictures Foreign bodies
in gallstone ileus
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
- a predisposition because
of abnormal intestinal contents
(e.g. meconium ileus
) or adhesions. Volvulus
of the ce****, transverse
colon, or sigmoid
- Urinary incontinence while sleeping Diminished bowel
movement, sometimes ileus
via the vagus
nerve) Increased intraocular
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