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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CD may also be named as ileitis, granulomatous enteritis or colitis, regional enteritis, or terminal ileitis.
Also known as: Regional ileitis, granulomatous ileitis, ileocolitis, and regional enteritis.
It may be caused by a diverse group of disorders such as gastric carcinoma, ulcerative colitis, regional enteritis, Whipple's disease, tropical and non-tropical sprue, and giant hypertrophy of the gastric mucosa.

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