Other Names for this Disease
- Ogilvie's syndrome
- Acute colonic ileus
- Acute colonic pseudo-obstruction
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- Ogilvie syndrome. NORD. 2012; http://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/ogilvie-syndrome/.
- Michael Camilleri, MD. Acute colonic pseudo-obstruction (Ogilvie's syndrome). UpToDate. March 2015;
- Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. February 2014; http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-topics/digestive-diseases/intestinal-pseudo-obstruction/Pages/facts.aspx.
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