Roberts Class 9/25/13 Abdomen

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Roberts Class 9/25/13 Abdomen
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2013-09-22 19:14:42
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  1. KUB stands for
    Kidney Urinary Bladder
  2. Megacolon
    Extreme dilation of the colon; may result from ulcerative colitis
  3. Pneumoperitoneum
    Free air or gas in the peritoneal cavity
  4. Ascites
    Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity
  5. Ulcerative colitis
    Chronic inflammation of the colon
  6. Fibrous adhesions
    Band of tissue that can create an obstruction
  7. Crohn's disease
    Chronic inflammation of the intestinal wall, which may result in an obstruction
  8. Volvulus
    Twisting of a bowel loop resulting in an obstruction
  9. Ileus
    Lack of bowel movement causing an adynamic or nonmechanical obstruction
  10. Intussusception
    Telescoping of a bowel section, which may cause an obstruction

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