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Chronic intestinal pseudoobstruction

Disease definition

Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO) is a rare gastrointestinal motility disorder characterized by recurring episodes resembling mechanical obstruction in the absence of organic, systemic, or metabolic disorders, and without any physical obstruction being detected by X-ray or during surgery. CIPO develops predominantly in children and may be present at birth.

ORPHA:2978

  • Synonym(s):
    • CIPO
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: K59.8
  • OMIM: 243180  300048  601223  609629
  • UMLS: C0238062
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 12744
  • MedDRA: -

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