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Disease or Condition — Digestive Disorders:
regional ileitis

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Description

Regional enteritis NOS (not otherwise specified) is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that affects the small intestine. It is characterized by inflammation of the lining of the small intestine, which can lead to abdominal pain, diarrhea, weight loss, and malnutrition. It is often associated with other autoimmune diseases, such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. The exact cause of regional enteritis NOS is unknown, but it is believed to be related to an abnormal immune response to certain bacteria or viruses. Treatment typically involves medications to reduce inflammation and suppress the immune system, as well as dietary changes and lifestyle modifications.

Synonyms
  • Crohn's disease
  • granulomatous ileocolitis
  • regional enteritis
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