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Classification and external resources
ICD-10 A02.-A09., K50.-K55.
ICD-9 005, 008, 009, 555-558
MeSH D004751

In medicine, enteritis refers to inflammation of the small intestine. It is most commonly caused by the ingestion of substances contaminated with pathogenic microorganisms.[1] Symptoms include abdominal pain, cramping, diarrhea, dehydration and fever.[1] See also inflammation of related organs of the gastrointestinal system: gastritis (stomach), gastroenteritis (stomach and small intestine), colitis (large intestine), and enterocolitis (large and small intestine).

See also


  1. ^ a b Dugdale, David C., III, and George F Longstreth., such as Serratia "Enteritis". MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia, 18 October 2008. Accessed 24 August 2009.


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