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Causes of Necrotizing enterocolitis

Causes of Necrotizing enterocolitis

The exact cause of necrotizing enterocolitis is not known, but a possible factor is lack of mucus production that normally protects the gastrointestinal tract. Abnormal bacterial growth in the intestinal tract may also be a part of the disease process.

Necrotizing enterocolitis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Necrotizing enterocolitis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Necrotizing enterocolitis:

Necrotizing enterocolitis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Necrotizing enterocolitis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Necrotizing enterocolitis as a symptom:

Conditions listing Necrotizing enterocolitis as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Necrotizing enterocolitis. Our database lists the following as having Necrotizing enterocolitis as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Necrotizing enterocolitis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Necrotizing enterocolitis may be found in:


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