fecalith

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fecalith

[′fek·ə‚lith]
(medicine)
A hardened piece of fecal matter formed in the intestine or vermiform appendix.
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Early diagnosis is crucial, since SC may present with a spectrum ranging from impacted fecaloma associated with localized inflammation to colonic perforation.
El diagnostico fue de obstruccion intestinal por fecalomas.
Etiologia: Ingesta de sustrato, hipotermia, cuerpos extranos, fecalomas.
Children with known causes of chronic constipation, such as those with metabolic or genetic disorders, Hirschsprung's disease, or palpable fecalomas, were excluded from the study population.