meconium ileus


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meconium ileus

[mə′kō·nē·əm ′il·ē·əs]
(medicine)
Intestinal obstruction in the newborn with cystic fibrosis due to trypsin deficiency.
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Clinical and genetic comparisons of patients with cystic fibrosis, with or without meconium ileus. J Pediatr 1989;114:767-73.
Long-term pulmonary outcome after meconium ileus in cystic fibrosis.
He had positive sweat test of 150 mmol/l and suffered from respiratory problem, pancreatic sufficiently and meconium ileus.
Primary resection and anastomosis for complicated meconium ileus: A safe procedure?
* Meconium ileus: Even though there is a history of abdominal distention and spitting with feedings, Aaron has had nonbilious vomiting and 3 small meconium stools since delivery.
In our investigation, nearly 80% of the patients had malnutrition, abnormal stools and failure to thrive, 22 cases had been diagnosed with meconium ileus and intestinal obstruction.
After 22 weeks, it is impossible to distinguish a physiological low value from an "obstructive" one, but bile vomiting or anal leakage can be observed, reflecting meconium ileus.
Meconium ileus. eMedicine [updated 21 July 2005] http://www.emedicine.
When I was just 12 hours old, I had an operation to remove a blockage in my gut The op revealed I had meconium ileus, where the meconium (the thick black substance in the bowels of all newborn babies) blocks the bawel instead of passing through it.
The patient (present age, 18 years), born without meconium ileus, was diagnosed at the age of 1 year; the sweat chloride result was 93 mEq/L.
Meconium Ileus 19(6.64%) Duplication Cysts 15(5.24%), Mesenteric Cysts 6(2.09%), Chylolymphatic Cysts 5(1.74%), Web/Stenosis 4(1.39%), Meconium Cyst 4 (1.04%), Malrotation 2 (0.7%), Heterotopic Pancreas 2(0.7%), Inspissated Bile Syndrome 2 (0.7%), Recto-vaginal Fistula 2 (0.7%), Tracheo-oesophageal fistula (TOF)1 (0.35%), TOF + Esophageal Atresia 1(0.35%), Anal Fistula 1(0.35%), Ectopia vesicae with Duplication Cysts 1(0.35%), and Imperforate Anus 1(0.35%).