Ogilvie syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Massive distension of the large bowel is seen. 


Findings on plain films confirmed, with massive large bowel distension, with no transition point. No evidence of pneumoperitoneum. Collapsed small bowel loops. 


Dilated large bowel, no transition point. No radiologic evidence of Hirschsprung's disease. 

Case Discussion

19-year-old male with abdominal detention.

Negative for Hirschsprung's disease.

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rID: 8193
Published: 17th Jan 2010
Last edited: 26th Nov 2015
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