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Ogilvie's syndrome after caesarean section - a dangerous misdiagnosis
  • Kareem Omran,
  • Osama Omran,
  • Maha Shahin
Kareem Omran
University of Cambridge

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Osama Omran
Ain Shams University
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Maha Shahin
Cairo University Kasr Alainy Faculty of Medicine
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Ogilvie's syndrome is a clinical condition that mimics all feature of large bowel obstruction, but with no mechanical cause. If untreated, the condition has a high mortality rate due to rupture and ischaemic perforation of the bowel. We present a case of Ogilvie's post-caesarean section and emphasis the correct management.