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[entero- + colitis]
Inflammation of the small or large bowel, usually as a result of an infectious disease. The most common causative organisms include rotaviruses and other enteric viruses, Salmonella, Escherichia coli, Shigella, Campylobacter, and Yersinia species. A potentially severe presentation, pseudo-membranous enterocolitis, may be induced by prolonged use of antibiotics allowing the overgrowth of Clostridium difficile.
SEE: diarrhea; SEE: gastroenteritis
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Enterocolitis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765647/all/necrotizing_enterocolitis.
Enterocolitis. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765647/all/necrotizing_enterocolitis. Accessed May 27, 2023.
Enterocolitis. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765647/all/necrotizing_enterocolitis
Enterocolitis [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 May 27]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765647/all/necrotizing_enterocolitis.
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