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Possible Causes For Intestinal/Bowel Obstruction in Children - Causes


List of current finding(s):

Trauma Causes
Contusion bowel/intestine
Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Intestinal parasites
Amebic abscess (ameboma)/colon
Infected organ, Abscesses
Abscess, intraperitoneal, RL quadrant
Appendix abscess
Peritonitis, acute
Abscess, abdominal, visceral
Neoplastic Disorders
Adenoma/Adenomatous polyp, colon
Gastrointestinal tumors
Carcinoid syndrome/Carcinoid metastatic
Polyposis, juvenile
Stomach neurofibroma
Argentaffinoma/Neuroendocrine tumor
Benign multiple mesothelioma peritoneum
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Hirschsprung disease
Imperforate anus, congenital
Meckel's acute diverticulitis
Pyloric stenosis, cong. hypertrophic
Meckel diverticulum/Peptic ulcer
Imperforate hymen
Jejunal Atresia congenital syndrome (unco)
Intestine atresia
Intestine malrotation
Congenital peritoneal bands
Malrotation/colon, congenital
Meckel diverticulum
Townes Brocks syndrome
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Granulomatous dis/childhood, chronic
Cystic fibrosis (mucoviscidosis)
Gardner syndrome
Peutz-Jegher's intestinal polyposis
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Hernia, inguinal indirect
Incarcerated/irreducible hernia
Intestinal/bowel obstruction
Large bowel obstruction
Meconium ileus
Small bowel obstruction
Strangulated hernia
Hernia, inguinal direct
Hernia, umbilical
Hernia, ventral
Impacted feces
Incomplete small bowel obstruction
Stomach foreign body
Anorectal obstruction
Cecum, volvulus
Sigmoid volvulus
Small Intestine Volvulus (Midgut)
Foreign body gut
Hernia, intra-abdominal
Rectal stenosis/stricture
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Ileus, adynamic
Eponymic, Esoteric Disorders
Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome
Iron intoxication, acute
Excess iron intake/poisoning
Rotavirus (Rotashield) vaccine Administration/Toxicity
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Failure of passage of ingested food material from a particular point in the intestine to excretion and elimination.


External Links Related to Intestinal/Bowel Obstruction in Children - Causes
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)