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Disease Typhlitis

Name Typhlitis
Synonyms Cecitis | Neutropenic Typhlitis | Typhlitis, Neutropenic
Definition Necrotizing inflammation of the CECUM ('typhlon' in Greek), sometimes spreading to the APPENDIX and/or the ILEUM. Symptoms include ABDOMINAL PAIN and DIARRHEA. Its pathogenesis is multifactorial. Typhlitis is often associated with NEUTROPENIA and chemotherapy in immunocompromised individuals (IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST).
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis | Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D053706

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1. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Infection Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Intraabdominal Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Typhlitis
2. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastroenteritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Typhlitis
3. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Intestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cecal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Typhlitis

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