Bowel obstruction in a pregnant patient with a restorative proctocolectomy and ileoanal j-pouch: a case report

Ochsner J. 2012 Summer;12(2):170-2.


A 24-year-old pregnant woman had a bowel obstruction secondary to a gravid uterus. A multispecialty team approach resulted in a restorative proctocolectomy, which led to resolution of acute symptoms and a successful pregnancy.

Keywords: Bowel obstruction; Crohn disease; pregnancy.

Publication types

  • Case Reports