[Chronic colonic pseudo-obstruction secondary to neuroleptics].

  title={[Chronic colonic pseudo-obstruction secondary to neuroleptics].},
  author={Salvador Benlloch and Fernando P{\'e}rez-Aguilar and Julio Ponce and J. Iglesias Berenguer},
  journal={Gastroenterologia y hepatologia},
  volume={24 10},
Colonic pseudo-obstruction is characterized by non-mechanical chronic colonic dilatation. It is an infrequent entity that can be provoked by multiple causes, among them pharmacological. We present the case of a 74-year-old female psychiatric patient who presented abdominal bloating, diarrhea, intense electrolytic alterations and marked radiographic colonic dilatation after treatment with a neuroleptic (zuclopenthixol decanoate). Organic obstruction and other causes were ruled out and the final… CONTINUE READING


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