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Glossary for Edema due to gastrointestinal diseases in children

Medical terms related to Edema due to gastrointestinal diseases in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal Pain: Pain in the abdominal area or stomach.
  • Abdominal swelling: Swelling or bloating of the abdomen
  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Bowel problems: Symptoms affecting the bowel
  • Celiac Disease: Digestive intolerance to gluten in the diet.
  • Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure.
  • Diarrhea: Loose, soft, or watery stool.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Edema: The abnormal retention of fluid in a given anatomical area
  • Edema due to gastrointestinal diseases: Edema due to gastrointestinal diseases refers to swelling or bloating that is the result of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
  • Gastrointestinal disorders: Medical disorders of the gastrointestinal system, from entry to exit in the digestive system.
  • Inflammatory bowel disease: Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can result in an increased susceptibility to inflammatory bowel disease. Not all people with the genetic anomaly will develop the condition but it can increase the risk especially if other environmental factors are also present. The severity of the disease that develops is variable.
  • Intestinal Lymphangiectasia: A condition which is characterized by the dilation of the lymphatic vessels of the intestines
  • Protein-losing enteropathy:

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