Gelatinous BM? - page 2
A patient on our unit had 2100 cc's of gelatinous, nonfoul-smelling, clear colored substance from her rectum. She continues to pass this material rectally. C. Diff was negative. Any ideas what this... Read More
Sep 24, '02Originally posted by misti_z
I have seen gelatinous BM in toxic megacolon as rncountry said, although it had a green tint.
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Sep 24, '02If I may,
Megacolon: Massive dilation of the colon,which,if left untreated may lead to perforation and peritonitis.(Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary,Ed,19)
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Sep 24, '02HA ha ha ha ha ha! Peeps you are so darn funny!
Anyway, if anyone has a REAL answer, I'd like to know.
Sep 24, '02How does it get dilated? And what is appropriate pain control. Md refuses anything stronger than ultracet d/t the narcotic affects of constipation. Resident is pain.