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Necrotizing enterocolitis

Necrotizing enterocolitis: Introduction

Necrotizing enterocolitis: A rare disease that is tends to occur in premature infants and involves inflammation and destruction of gastrointestinal tissue. It usually occurs within weeks of birth - often after the start of milk feeding. The condition can be extremely serious and even fatal. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Necrotizing enterocolitis is available below.

Symptoms of Necrotizing enterocolitis

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Necrotizing enterocolitis: Deaths

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Necrotizing enterocolitis: Complications

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Causes of Necrotizing enterocolitis

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Disease Topics Related To Necrotizing enterocolitis

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Necrotizing enterocolitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Necrotizing enterocolitis

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, more »

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Necrotizing enterocolitis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Necrotizing enterocolitis

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Clinical Trials for Necrotizing enterocolitis

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Definitions of Necrotizing enterocolitis:

An acute inflammatory disease occurring in the intestines of premature infants; necrosis of intestinal tissue may follow - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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