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In anatomy, the intestine, (or bowel) is the segment of the alimentary canal extending from the stomach to the anus and, in humans and other mammals, consists of two segments, the small intestine and the large intestine. In humans, the small intestine is further...
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Bowel obstruction is a mechanical or functional obstruction of the intestines, preventing the normal transit of the products of digestion. It can occur at any level distal to the duodenum of the small intestine and is a...
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Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... The word "bowel" originated from the Latin "botulus" meaning "sausage" because ...
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IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME OVERVIEW Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic ... Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome ...
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In a bowel obstruction (intestinal obstruction), something prevents the contents ... Cancerous tumors account for a small percent of all small-bowel obstructions. ...
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List of 2277 disease causes of Bowel problems, patient stories, diagnostic guides, medical books excerpts online about Bowel problems. Diagnostic checklist, medical ...
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Information plus the Latest News on Irritable Bowel Syndrome ... Can Medicines Relieve Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms? Is IBS ...
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Introduction Small bowel obstruction (SBO) is a common abdominal pathology. ... A small bowel diameter on plain film greater than 30mm is considered dilated. ...
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The Irritable bowel syndrome is a common intestinal condition. ... Types of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Causes. Risk Factors. Conventional Treatment ...
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... of a bowel obstruction depend on whether the blockage is in the small intestine ... Small-bowel obstructions usually cause vomiting. ...
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Bowel incontinence is the loss of bowel control, leading to an involuntary passage of stool. ... Formula tube feedings often cause diarrhea and bowel incontinence. ...
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The most common cause of bowel incontinence, ironically, is constipation. ... Decreased awareness of sensation of bowel fullness ...
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