ileus

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ileus

[′il·ē·əs]
(medicine)
Acute intestinal obstruction of neurogenic origin.
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2) If incompetent, diffuse gaseous distention of both the small and large bowel results, making differentiation from adynamic ileus difficult.
Perforation of the caecum complicating adynamic ileus Amer J Surg.
Depressed level of consciousness Impaired cough or gag reflex Inadequate gastric emptying Artificial airway Increased gastric residual volume Lying flat in bed Vomiting, regurgitation, reflux Adynamic ileus