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Old 05-19-2012
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GIT Ureteric Colic-induced Ileus?

Hi all:

Can someone please explain why in case of ureteral colic, we might have ileus?

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i think its from pain induced sympathetic activation --> ileus
or may be the stones within the ureter is inducing a localized inflammation that irritating the peritoneum --> ileus
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