"Afferent Loop Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A complication of gastrojejunostomy (BILLROTH II PROCEDURE), a reconstructive GASTROENTEROSTOMY. It is caused by acute (complete) or chronic (intermittent) obstruction of the afferent jejunal loop due to HERNIA, intussusception, kinking, VOLVULUS, etc. It is characterized by PAIN and VOMITING of BILE-stained fluid.
|Afferent Loop Syndrome
- Afferent Loop Syndrome
- Afferent Loop Syndromes
- Loop Syndrome, Afferent
- Loop Syndromes, Afferent
- Syndrome, Afferent Loop
- Syndromes, Afferent Loop
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