Medical Definition of Colon obstruction

1. Primary colon carcinoma (70%), diverticulitis (spasm, scarring), volvulus (caecal, sigmoid), inflammatory stricture (IBD, etc.), extrinsic lesion (hernia, neoplasm), faecal impaction, intussusception, Hirschsprung disease, imperforate anus, meconium plug, adhesions, retractile mesenteritis Note: left colon more common, more subacute than SBO (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colon Obstruction

cololysis
colombard
colombards
colombium
colombophile
colominic acid
colon
colon ascendens
colon bacillus
colon cancer
colon cancer and polyps
colon carcinoma
colon cutoff sign
colon descendens
colon distention
colon obstruction (current term)
colon pelvinum
colon sigmoideum
colon transversum
colonalgia
colonate
colone
colonel
colonelcies
colonelcy
colonels
colonelship
coloner
coloners
colones

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