Paralytic ileus

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


45 Y/O patient with severe sepsis which is admitted in ICU.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years old
Gender: Female

Generalised gaseous distension of the both large and small bowel loops without frank transitional zone.

Case Discussion

Features in a patient with sepsis are consistent of paralytic ileus.

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Case information

rID: 22172
Published: 17th Mar 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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