Jejunitis

Enteritis
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 9 MedlinePlus MeSH D004751

In medicine, enteritis, from Greek words enteron (Small Intestine) and suffix -itis (Inflammation), refers to inflammation of the small intestine. It is most commonly caused by the ingestion of substances contaminated with pathogenic microorganisms.[1] Symptoms include abdominal pain, cramping, diarrhea, dehydration and fever.[1] Inflammation of related organs of the gastrointestinal system are:

stomach
stomach and small intestine
large intestine
large and small intestine

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