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Causes of Ogilvie's syndrome

Causes of Ogilvie's syndrome

The cause of Ogilvie's syndrome is related to an imbalance in the nerve system that affects gut movement. Ogilvie's syndrome is usually a complication of a current underlying illness, particularly infection, trauma from an accident or surgery, and cardiomyopathy. Other risk factors include lung disease, cancer, and certain medications.

Ogilvie's syndrome: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Ogilvie's syndrome: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Ogilvie's syndrome:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Ogilvie's syndrome may be found in:

 

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