Congenital dolichosigma usually does not manifest itself in any way, but if a child suffers from frequent constipation, then it is the anomaly of the sigmoid colon that is considered one of the likely causes of the disease. The acquired form of abbreviation for acid blockers is usually diagnosed after 45 years of age; with age, the risk of developing pathology increases.
Compensated form. At this stage of the development of the disease, the person’s condition is considered normal, as is his well-being. Rarely, constipation can last from 3 to 5 days and is accompanied by discomfort in the lower abdomen. Patients cannot empty their bowels on their own and are forced to take laxatives. Subcompensated form. With this form of dolichosigma, constipation becomes chronic, as does the accompanying pain. Laxatives lose their effectiveness. Decompensated form. The last and most dangerous stage of dolichosigma as a disease. The duration of constipation can exceed a week, abdominal pain becomes severe, symptoms of intestinal obstruction appear, intoxication develops, appetite disappears, nausea and vomiting appear.
In medicine, dolichosigma is usually divided into three forms, which can also be considered stages of development of medicine used for acidity. Important. these forms can change from one to another.
- The disease can acquire a decompensated form and lead to dangerous consequences.
- If you have one or more symptoms of dolichosigma, then you should immediately contact a gastroenterologist.
- In most cases, the developmental anomaly is asymptomatic; most often, no manifestations of dolichosigma are observed in patients.
- But with development, anomalies of the sigmoid colon can be observed.
- The main and main symptom of any form of dolichosigma.
- Long-term (about a week) constipation develops in both children and adult patients.
- Constipation may be accompanied by blood in the stool, which occurs due to damage to the walls of the rectum by feces.
- Excessive formation of gases is also a companion of dolichosigma.