[Ogilvie syndrome - case report].

Wiad Lek 2019;72(2):302-304

Oddział Chirurgii Ogólnej, Szpital Miejski w Siemianowicach Śląskich, Siemianowice Śląskie, Polska.

Ogilvie syndrome is a clinical condition in which there is a colorectal distention in the absence of mechanical obstacles. Early diagnosis and appropriate therapy significantly reduce mortality. The incidence of this is not known. This paper presents the course of diagnosis and treatment, both conservative and operational, of an 82 year old patient with pulmonary embolism, burdened with coronary artery disease, hypertension, heart failure and chronic kidney failure, in which the hospital diagnosed Ogilvie syndrome.

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January 2019
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