regional enteritis

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regional enteritis

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(Pathology) another name for Crohn's disease
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Noun1.regional enteritis - a serious chronic and progressive inflammation of the ileum producing frequent bouts of diarrhea with abdominal pain and nausea and fever and weight loss
colitis, inflammatory bowel disease - inflammation of the colon
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Some of the clinical characteristics of Crohn disease of the head and neck overlap those of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
First described by Crohn et al, (1) Crohn disease is a chronic granulomatous inflammatory bowel disorder that may involve any segment of the gastrointestinal tract.
Metastatic Crohn disease is defined as granulomatous lesions of the skin occurring at sites separate from the gastrointestinal tract in patients affected with Crohn disease.
Crohn disease is a complex genetic disorder characterized by chronic or relapsing inflammation that can involve any part of the gastrointestinal tract (1).
The first susceptibility gene identified for Crohn disease was NOD2 (nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain containing 2; alias, CARD15), which is involved in the innate immune response directed against components of the bacterial cell wall (3, 4).
Vitamin D status in children, adolescents and young adults with Crohn disease.
paratuberculosis (MAP), the causative agent of Johne disease in ruminants, has been incriminated as the cause of Crohn disease in humans.
Esophageal Crohn disease in children: A clinical spectrum.
Stricture formation in Crohn disease has been traditionally ascribed to fibrosis of the submucosa after ulceration.