ileitis

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(il″ē-īt′ĭs )

[ileum + -itis]
Inflammation of the ileum. The most common cause is Crohn disease.
SEE: Crohn disease; SEE: inflammatory bowel disease

SYMPTOMS
Patients may have pain in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen, often with diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, and fevers. The stool may contain pus, blood, or mucus.

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