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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cecal disease +     
gastroenteritis +     
appendicitis  
campylobacteriosis  
Cecal Neoplasms +   
Cholera Morbus 
diverticulitis +   
dysentery +   
Enteritis +   
Enterocolitis +   
eosinophilic gastroenteritis  
esophagitis +   
gastritis +   
inflammatory bowel disease +   
mucositis  
peritonitis +   
proctitis +   
Typhlitis 
Necrotizing inflammation of the CECUM ('typhlon' in Greek), sometimes spreading to the APPENDIX and/or the ILEUM. Symptoms include ABDOMINAL PAIN and DIARRHEA. Its pathogenesis is multifactorial. Typhlitis is often associated with NEUTROPENIA and chemotherapy in immunocompromised individuals (IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST).

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Cecitis ;   Neutropenic Typhlitis
Primary IDs: MESH:D053706 ;   RDO:0007634
Definition Sources: MESH:D053706

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