One of these patients had surgical fecaloid
disimpaction and was discharged uneventfully.
A 42 year old Ethiopian male patient presented complaining of crampy abdominal pain of three days duration, followed by frequent fecaloid
vomiting and failure to pass feces and flatus of 24hours duration.
Acute abdominal pain, nausea and fecaloid
vomiting were the chief complaints and reasons for hospital admission in all patients.
In 8 patients, colonic injury was diagnosed during the postoperative period; after removal of the nephrostomy tube, passage of gas and some fecaloid
material was observed in these 8 cases.