Fecal loaded bowel loops

Case contributed by Shailaja Muniraj
Diagnosis certain

Presentation

No passage of stools since 2 days.

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Female
x-ray

The large bowel shows moderate fecal loading. No features of obstruction or perforation.

Case Discussion

Constipation is a clinical diagnosis. However, ultrasonography may be performed to rule out other causes of abdominal pain and distension.

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