Difference between revisions of "Inflammatory bowel disease"

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Inflammatory bowel disease is a collective term for a number of chronic gastrointestinal disorders characterized by vomiting, diarrhea and weight loss.
 
Inflammatory bowel disease is a collective term for a number of chronic gastrointestinal disorders characterized by vomiting, diarrhea and weight loss.
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It is thought that an hypersensitivity type I reactions is involved in the pathogenesis of this disease<ref>Kleinschmidt S ''et al'' (2007) Characterization of mast cell numbers and subtypes in biopsies from the gastrointestinal tract of dogs with lymphocytic-plasmacytic or eosinophilic gastroenterocolitis. ''Vet Immunol Immunopathol'' '''120(3-4)''':80-92</ref>.
  
 
A number of common causes include:
 
A number of common causes include:
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*[[Ulcerative colitis]]
 
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*[[Eosinophilic granulomatous gastroenterocolitis]]
 
*[[Eosinophilic granulomatous gastroenterocolitis]]
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==References==
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Revision as of 05:52, 23 December 2012

Inflammatory bowel disease is a collective term for a number of chronic gastrointestinal disorders characterized by vomiting, diarrhea and weight loss.

It is thought that an hypersensitivity type I reactions is involved in the pathogenesis of this disease[1].

A number of common causes include:

References

  1. Kleinschmidt S et al (2007) Characterization of mast cell numbers and subtypes in biopsies from the gastrointestinal tract of dogs with lymphocytic-plasmacytic or eosinophilic gastroenterocolitis. Vet Immunol Immunopathol 120(3-4):80-92