cecitis


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ce·ci·tis

 (sĭ-sī′tĭs)
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Decreased host defenses, specifically neutropenia (cyclic, congenital, or acquired), are associated with an increased incidence of spontaneous gas gangrene due to C septicum; these cases are also commonly associated with the presence of a necrotizing enterocolitis, cecitis, or distal ileitis.