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Disease Afferent Loop Syndrome

Name Afferent Loop Syndrome
Synonyms Afferent Loop Syndromes | Loop Syndrome, Afferent | Loop Syndromes, Afferent | Syndrome, Afferent Loop | Syndromes, Afferent Loop
Definition 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.
Categories Digestive system disease | Pathology (process)
MeSH® ID D000343
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1. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Intestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Intestinal Obstruction Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Afferent Loop Syndrome
2. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pathologic Processes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Postoperative Complications Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Afferent Loop Syndrome

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