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Title: Duodenitis  
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Subject: Hepatitis, Peritonitis, Gastrojejunocolic fistula, Petit's hernia, Ischemic hepatitis
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Classification and external resources
ICD-10 K29.8
ICD-9-CM 535.6
MeSH D004382

Duodenitis is inflammation of the duodenum. It may persist acutely or chronically.


Known causes of duodenitis include:


Known symptoms of duodenitis include:


Diagnosis is generally made by endoscopy and reviewing symptoms.


Treatment is aimed at removing the irritant or infection. Helicobacter pylori infection is usually treated with antibiotics.

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