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Intestinal obstruction

Intestinal obstruction

(Science: surgery) a blockage of the bowel lumen prohibiting the passage of material.

Common symptoms include constipation, abdominal swelling and abdominal pain.

treatment includes intravenous fluids, rest, nasogastric suction and surgery in select cases.


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... chest, and abdomen (58, 59). Dogs and horses may also present with intestinal obstruction due to pythium granuloma in the duodenum or jejunum (51, 56). The organism may ...

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