Diagnosing Constipation, Obstipation, & Megacolon in Cats

Glenn A. Olah, DVM, PhD, DABVP (Feline), Winn Feline Foundation, Albuquerque Cat Clinic, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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*Megacolon is suggestive of neuromuscular dysfunction.

CKD = chronic kidney disease, DM = diabetes mellitus, DSS = dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate, FeLV = feline leukemia virus, FIP = feline infectious peritonitis, FIV = feline immunodeficiency virus, IBD = inflammatory bowel disease, NE = nasoesophageal

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