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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...

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...

Chronic Megacolon
http://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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