Ogilvie's syndrome in an elderly patient with multi-system atrophy


Isik A. T. , Kolukisa M. , Ergun F., Ahmad I. C.

CLINICAL AUTONOMIC RESEARCH, vol.23, no.3, pp.155-156, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10286-013-0192-z
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL AUTONOMIC RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.155-156

Abstract

Multi-system atrophy (MSA) is characterized by symptoms of autonomic failure, such as orthostatic hypotension and constipation. When intensive bowel motility problems are seen in elderly patients with MSA, Ogilvie Syndrome is kept in mind the management, before surgery.