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Table 3 Schematic display of the distribution of FI complications included in the classification

From: Fecal impaction: a systematic review of its medical complications

Intestinal wall 232 73.4 %
  Increased secretion 7 3 %
  Diarrhea 3 1.3 %
  Incontinence 4 1.7 %
  Increased distensibility: megacolon 34 14.6 %
  Increased pressure 191 82.3 %
  Intestinal perforation 145 62.5 %
  Stercoraceous ulcer 30 13 %
  Stercoraceous colitis 8 3.4 %
  Fistula 8 3.4 %
Intestinal lumen 44 14 %
  Obstruction 35 11 %
  Partial obstruction 9 3 %
Extracolon damage 40 12.6 %
  Obstructive uropathy 27 8.5 %
  Bladder 4 1.26 %
  Gynaecological: dystocia 5 1.6 %
  Vascular or nerve structures 4 1.26 %
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