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Bowel ischemia: A condition which is characterized by an acute vascular insufficiency of the colon. See detailed information below for a list of 47 causes of Bowel ischemia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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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...read 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"...read 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). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious diarrheal illness (i.e. infectious...read 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, of course, also fail...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease). A variety of other chronic...read 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, colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, or ...read more »
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Bowel ischemia based
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Medical Conditions associated with Bowel ischemia:
Bowel problems (2509 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes)
Symptoms related to Bowel ischemia:
Diarrhea (2312 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Incontinence (359 causes), Urinary incontinence (289 causes), Bowel pain, Rectal bleeding (324 causes), Rectal pain (27 causes), Colonic volvulus, Mesenteric venous thrombosis (6 causes), Superior mesenteric artery occlusion
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