Ogilvie syndrome presenting with septic shock

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Özsoylu S., Akyıldız B. N., Dursun A.

Turkish Journal of Pediatrics, vol.60, no.2, pp.225-227, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.24953/turkjped.2018.02.020
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal of Pediatrics
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.225-227
  • Keywords: Dialysis, Ogilvie syndrome, Septic shock
  • Kütahya Health Sciences University Affiliated: No


© 2018, Turkish Journal of Pediatrics. All rights reserved.Acute colonic pseudo-obstruction (ACPO) is also known as Ogilvie’s. We report a 10-year-old child with an unremarkable past history who presented with septic shock including hypotension, prolonged capillary refill time, decreased urine output (<0.5 ml/kg/h), metabolic acidosis, liver failure, respiratory failure. The symptoms resolved with supportive therapy. In our patient septic shock contributed to Ogilvie syndrome. Although it is a rare condition in pediatric population, pediatricians should be aware of children with abdominal distention; supportive management is successful and morbidity/ mortality is minimal.