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what causes air in the intestinal wall and how is it treated

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what causes air in the intestinal wall and how is it treated and is it dangerous?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  IMDR06 replied 6 years ago.

hi

i assume you are writing this for someone who is 14?

 

air can be introduced during surgery as well as any leaks in the bowel...it can be dangerous if there is a significant amount....did the doctors say how much there is and if they are going to just monitor it or be more aggressive?

 

Dr. Sciberras

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