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Radiologic Features of Cecal and Colonic Adynamic Ileus

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Adynamic ileus may involve the cecum or the entire large bowel following surgery. This can often be recognized on imaging studies of the abdomen. Prompt decompression can significantly reduce the risk of perforation, which may be fatal.

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