Chronic intestinal pseudoobstruction in young children.

  title={Chronic intestinal pseudoobstruction in young children.},
  author={Sinn Anuras and Frank A. Mitros and Robert T. Soper and Kevin Craig Pringle and B. Maves and Mohammed K Younoszai and Edmund A. Franken and Peter F. Whitington},
  volume={91 1},
We studied 8 young children (4 boys and 4 girls) with chronic intestinal pseudoobstruction. Intestinal pseudoobstruction, recurrent urinary tract infections, and dysuria occurred between the ages of a few weeks to 5 yr old. All had marked dilatation of the entire gastrointestinal tract distal to the esophagus, and megacystis. Conventional pathologic examinations of the full-thickness specimens of the gastrointestinal tract were normal in 5 and abnormal in 2 patients. The abnormalities included… CONTINUE READING


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