Disease Information for Enterocolitis, necrotizing

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Edema Children
Abdominal Distension in Children
Diarrhea
Failure to Thrive
Periumbilical Pain in Children
Rectal Blood/Bleeding in Children
Rigid Abdomen in Children
Constitutional symptoms
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Infant One Month old
Population/Neonate-newborn
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Fecal Globin Immunochemical Test positive
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Colonoscopy/Colitis/inflammed mucosa
CT Scan
CT Scan/Abdomen Colon thickened
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Volvulus/mid-gut/small intestine
Associated Disease & Complications
Edema of newborn
Enterocolitis, Infection
Intestine involvement/manifestaion
Thrombocytopenia in Children
Lower GI bleeding
Lower GI Bleeding Child
Lower GI Bleeding Toddler
Lower GI Bleeding/Infant
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Foodbourne infection
AGENT/Severe Neonatal Infections
Class
CLASS/Intestinal disorder (ex)
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
Process
PROCESS/Degenerative/necrosis disorder (category)
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Necrosis (ex)
Treatment
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgical emergency
Definition

Extensive ulceration and necrosis of the ileum and colon in infants caused by PSEUDOMONAS AERUGINOSA. A similar disease is seen in neutropenic patients with cancer.

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