"Meconium Ileus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Intestinal obstruction caused by congealed MECONIUM in the distal ILEUM and CECUM. It presents shortly after birth as a failure to pass meconium and frequently occurs in infants with CYSTIC FIBROSIS.
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