may be asymptomatic, don’t know they have it , breath smells like urea, N/V post pradial discomfort (after eating discomfort) a good chance you loose ur appetite (anorexic) in severe cases may vomit up blood (hematemisis)
inflammation of stomach and small intestine
Acute gastroenteritis results from
infection of lining by pathogenic organism (norwalk virus) or ingestion of bacterial endotoxins
Chronic gastroenteritis may lead to
atrophy of the gastric mucosa and the subsequent decreased production of HCI and intrinsic factor
Norwalk virus is very
diarrhea, indegestion, and other types of GI disorders
Peptic Ulcer Disease
injury to mucosa of esophagus, stomach or duodenum
Peptic ulcer disease is caused by
bacteria (H. pylori and NSAIDs)
Symptoms of peptic ulcer disease are
epigastric burning and pain relieved by food intake, most pain is when pts stomach is empty.
in sig # of pt w/ ulcers are asymptomatic due to pain tolerance or lack of pain molecule
in Peptic Ulcer disease GI bleeding may start....
w/ no warning at all. bleeding associated w/ perfusion
inflammatory disease of the mucosa of the colon and rectum, or uncertain cause
inflammation in Ulcerative colitis is
Manifestations of Ulcerative Colitis are
abdominal pain, diarrhea, and rectal bleeding
65-70% of persons w/ UC experience ...
intermittent series of exacerbation and remissions
Ulcerative colitis patients have an increased risk of
developing colon cancer
Ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease are ...
chronic inflammatory disorders of the bowel
ulcerative colitis occurs in the ...
distal colon (descending and sigmoid colon) due to autoimmune response
Ulcerative colitis may progress to
toxic megacolon requireing immediate surgery
inflammation of proximal colon and less often terminal ileum, affecting multiple sites in colon w/ healthy tissue intervening (skip lesions)
What kind of inflammation is in Crohn disease??
What are the complications of Crohn disease
perianal fissures, fistulae, and abscesses are common
Crohn disease has a less occurenc of what ??
toxic megacolon is less frequent
Crohn disease can be referred to as ...
skip lesions, one point to anouther damaged then great condition and then damaged again
Fistulae in Crohn disease can be
bowel to bowel
bowel to bladder
bowel to vagina
an abnormal opening will eat away that the adjacent bowel can form btw any epithelial surface