Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal Disorders

A link was found between low vitamin A levels and the incidence of diarrhea with vomiting and cough with fever.

Which of the following extraintestinal manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease often parallels disease activity?

The types of digestive disorders are many, and the symptoms vary widely. This week's photo quiz offers a variety of presentations to test your diagnostic acumen.

All patients with inflammatory bowel disease are at risk for anemia at any stage of their illness. In the past few years, there has been been increasing acceptance of the safety, efficacy, and speed of correcting deficiency with intravenous iron. Here: the pros and cons of oral vs IV supplementation.

Results are in on the maintenance phase of the TAXIT trial that employed infliXImab to treat patients with Crohn Disease and ulcerative colitis. Details here.

Food intolerance, food allergy, gluten-sensitivity, celiac disease—IBS may resemble any of these. Differentiating the conditions requires systematic inquiry.

Adult intussusception is a rare entity, accounting only for 1 to 5 per cent of cases of bowel obstruction.


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