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Bowel obstruction

Blockage of bowel lumen

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Ileus

Failure of bowel peristalsis

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Intussusception

Prolapse of a portion of the bowel into the lumen of an adjacent part

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Volvulus

Twisting of a bowel loop on itself

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Metastasis

Transfer of a cancerous lesion from one area to another