Ogilvie's syndrome

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  • Ogilvie syndrome is aka acute colonic pseudo-obstruction (ACPO)
  • Ogilvie syndrome is a clinical disorder with the signs, symptoms, and radiographic appearance of an acute large bowel obstruction without evidence of distal colonic obstruction.
  • Complications include perforation, peritonitis, and death.

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