Iatrogenic mechanical ileus due to over-distended uterus

Uzi Dan*, Jaron Rabinovici, Moshe Roller, Gadi Barkai, Shlomo Mashiach

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The combination of an over-distended uterus caused by a multiple-fetus pregnancy with therapeutic bed-rest may cause mechanical ileus. Iatrogenic triggering of a pathological consequence of events is presented in purpose to highlight the simplicity of its prevention.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)143-144
Number of pages2
JournalGynecologic and Obstetric Investigation
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1988


  • Mechanical ileus
  • Over-distended uterus


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