ileocolitis


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ileocolitis

[‚il·ē·ō·kə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of both the ileum and the colon.
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(42) Be careful with fluid filling the appendix in cases of ileocolitis, as this was a source of false positives for Moteki's depth criteria.
Nonspecific ileocolitis occurs and bacteria may spread to the ileocecal lymph nodes leading to bacteremia or to abscess development and pain in the right lower quadrant that mimics the pain of appendicitis.
To explore the potential causes of autistic enterocolitis, the nonspecific ileocolitis with ileocolonic lymphonodular hyperplasia that plagues many of these children, Dr.
In one controlled study, metronidazole was more effective for colitis and ileocolitis than for isolated ileal disease.