inflammatory bowel disease

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inflammatory bowel disease

[in‚flam·ə‚tȯr·ē ′bau̇l diz‚ēz]
(medicine)
A general term for two closely related conditions, ulcerative colitis and regional enteritis or Crohn's disease.
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In 1998, a scientific paper by Andrew Wakefield reported a pattern of bowel inflammation in 12 children who hadautism.
Virgin, MD, PhD, Edward Mallinckrodt Professor and head of the Department of Pathology and Immunology, and others created the mice to study Crohn's disease, a chronic bowel inflammation associated with mutations in Atg16L1.
In addition to neurotoxicity, children with autism often display signs of chronic inflammation, particularly bowel inflammation.
Cevaer came into the week suffering a bowel inflammation possibly sparked by stress related to management problems.
A: They vary from nothing at all to degrees of diarrhoea and, more unusually, severe bowel inflammation.
There is no convincing evidence that the triple measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine causes autism or bowel inflammation, a new review said today.
This is a combination of fish oil and evening primrose oil, which will help reduce bowel inflammation.
The most common human model in which phagocytes accumulate and ultimately cause cancer is ulcerative colitis, a chronic bowel inflammation.
This animal model of inflammatory bowel disease, in which bowel inflammation is induced in mice by the administration of a chemical known as DSS (dextran sodium sulphate) in the drinking water, was chosen because it is a very well established and highly reproducible model of colonic inflammation.
Acute abdominal and pelvic conditions that can be rapidly diagnosed with MRI include choledocholithiasis, acute cholecystitis, acute pancreatitis, bowel inflammation in the setting of inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis) and appendicitis.