Flashcards in GI17 Deck (13):
-Early bilious vomiting
-Proximal stomach distention
-"Double Bubble" on X-ray
-Failure of recanalization of small bowel
-Ass. w/ Downs
-Meconium plug obstructs intestine
-Prevents stool passage at birth
-Necrosis of intestinal mucosa
-Colon usually involved (can involved entire GI tract)
-More common in PREEMIES
-Reduction in intestinal blood flow causes ischemia
-PAIN out of proportion to physical finding
-Pain after eating
-Elderly more common
Where is the most common site for Ischemic colitis?
-Fibrous band of scar tissue
-Common after surgery
-Well-demarcated necrotic zone
-MOST common cause of small bowel obstruction
-Tortuous dilation of vessels -- Hematochezia
-Cecum, Terminal ileum, Ascending colon
"Double Bubble" sign on X-ray.
Forms after surgery.
Most common cause of small bowel obstruction.
Commonly occurs at splenic flexure and distal colon.