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Successful management of intestinal pseudo-obstruction in a dog


Chronic IPO (CIPO) is typically primary, caused by intestinal leiomyositis, and causes intermittent gastrointestinal signs and weight loss. The aetiology of CIPO remains poorly understood but may represent an immune-mediated destruction of intestinal smooth muscle cells of CIPO in the dog using immunosuppressive corticosteroid therapy.

  • Abdominal
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Immune mediated diseases
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