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Acute Colonic Pseudoobstruction (Acute Megacolon, Ogilvie Syndrome) Differential Diagnoses
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/180872-differential

Jan 24th, 2020 - Diagnostic Considerations It is important for clinicians to recognize and diagnose acute colonic pseudoobstruction (ACPO) (acute megacolon, Ogilvie syndrome) when patients present with typical symptoms of abdominal pain and distention and physical...

Acute Colonic Pseudoobstruction (Acute Megacolon, Ogilvie Syndrome)
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/180872-overview

Jan 24th, 2020 - Background Megacolon, like megarectum, is a descriptive term. Megacolon denotes dilatation of the colon that is not caused by a mechanical obstruction. While the definition of megacolon has varied in the literature, most use a cecum measurement of...

Acute Colonic Pseudoobstruction (Acute Megacolon, Ogilvie Syndrome) 
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/180872-print

Jan 24th, 2020 - Background Megacolon, like megarectum, is a descriptive term. Megacolon denotes dilatation of the colon that is not caused by a mechanical obstruction. While the definition of megacolon has varied in the literature, most use a cecum measurement of...

Psychiatric drug-induced fatal abdominal compartment syndrome.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2011.01.005
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Jambet S, Guiu B et. al.

Mar 1st, 2011 - Several drugs used in psychiatry may induce constipation, paralytic ileus, or acute megacolon (Ogilvie's syndrome). We report here 2 cases of patients presenting with fatal abdominal compartment syndrome related to the absorption of antidepressant...

Chronic Megacolon
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/180955-overview

Background Megacolon, as well as megarectum, is a descriptive term. It denotes dilatation of the colon that is not caused by a mechanical obstruction. [1, 2] Although the definition of megacolon has varied in the literature, most researchers use t...

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