publication . Article . 2017

Secretory diarrhea and hypokalemia associated with colonic pseudo-obstruction: A case study and systematic analysis of the literature

Fateh Bazerbachi; Samir Haffar; Lawrence A. Szarka; Zhen Wang; Larry J. Prokop; Mohammad Hassan Murad; Michael Camilleri;
  • Published: 05 Jun 2017 Journal: Neurogastroenterology & Motility, volume 29, page e13120 (issn: 1350-1925, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
Background Colonic pseudo-obstruction (CPO) is characterized by colonic distention in the absence of mechanical obstruction or toxic megacolon. Concomitant secretory diarrhea (SD) with hypokalemia (SD-CPO) due to gastrointestinal (GI) loss requires further characterization. Aim To perform a systematic review of SD-CPO, report a case study, and compare SD-CPO with classical CPO (C-CPO). Methods We performed a search of MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane, and Scopus for reports based on a priori criteria for CPO, SD and GI loss of potassium. An additional case at Mayo Clinic was included. Results Nine publications met inclusion criteria, with a total of 14 cases. Six studi...
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free text keywords: Gastroenterology, Physiology, Endocrine and Autonomic Systems, Toxic megacolon, medicine.disease, medicine, Concomitant, Hypokalemia, medicine.symptom, Kidney disease, Cecum, medicine.anatomical_structure, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Gastroenterology, Surgery, Diarrhea, Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction, Neostigmine, medicine.drug, business.industry, business
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