A 4-year-old boy presenting with chronic constipation and ribbon like stool

Authors

  • Md. Benzamin Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Kaniz Fathema Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Rubaiyat Alam Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Bishnu Pada Dey Department of Pathology, Faculty of Basic Science and Para Clinical Science, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Mohammad Tosaddeque Hossain Siddiqui Department of Pediatric Surgery, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v13i3.47603

Keywords:

Constipation

Abstract

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A 4-year-old boy presenting with constipation for 1 month of his age. He used to defecate 3-4 days interval with rectal stimulation. The stool was semisolid, ribbon-like, and not associated with abdominal or perianal pain. He had a history of delayed passage of meconium. There was no history of the delayed developmental milestones. He received several medications including lactulose, magnesium hydroxide but there was a poor response.

On examination, he was mildly pale, with no facial dysmorphism, anthropometrically well thrived. The back and spine were normal. There was no thyroid swelling. The skin was normal. The tone and jerk of lower limbs were normal.  

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Published

2020-09-19

How to Cite

Benzamin, M., Fathema, K., Alam, R., Dey, B. P., & Siddiqui, M. T. H. (2020). A 4-year-old boy presenting with chronic constipation and ribbon like stool. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 13(3), 84–89. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v13i3.47603

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