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Mesh term Afferent Loop Syndrome

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Intestinal Obstruction
Postoperative Complications

Description

A complication of gastrojejunostomy (BILLROTH II PROCEDURE), a reconstructive GASTROENTEROSTOMY. It is caused by acute (complete) or chronic (intermittent) obstruction of the afferent jejunal loop due to HERNIA, intussusception, kinking, VOLVULUS, etc. It is characterized by PAIN and VOMITING of BILE-stained fluid.



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jenkins-FCD Prod-486 e3098984f26de787f5ecab75090d0a28e7f4f7c0