Medical Dictionary: False blockage


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False blockage: Another name for Intestinal pseudo-obstruction.
False blockage (condition): Bowel muscles and nerves problems causing blockage-like symptoms.

False blockage: Intestinal pseudo-obstruction (false blockage) is a condition that causes symptoms like those of a bowel obstruction (blockage). But when the intestines are examined, no obstruction is found. The symptoms of intestinal pseudo-obstruction are caused by a problem in how the muscles and nerves in the intestines work. 1

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1. excerpt from Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction: NIDDK

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