Interleukin 15: its role in intestinal inflammation
- IL23R in the Swedish, Finnish, Hungarian and Italian populations: association with IBD and psoriasis, and linkage to celiac disease. Einarsdottir, Elisabet; Koskinen, Lotta L. E.; Dukes, Emma; Kainu, Kati; Suomela, Sari; Lappalainen, Maarit; Ziberna, Fabiana; Korponay-Szabo, Ilma R.; Kurppa, Kalle; Kaukinen, Katri; Ádány, Róza; Pocsai, Zsuzsa; Széles, György; Färkkilä, Martti; Turunen, Ulla; Halme, Leena; Paavola-Sakki, Paulina; Not, Tarcisio; Vatta, Serena; Ventura, Alessandro // BMC Medical Genetics;2009, Vol. 10, Special section p1
Background: Association of the interleukin-23 receptor (IL23R) with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has been confirmed in several populations. IL23R also associates with psoriasis, suggesting that the gene may be an important candidate for many chronic inflammatory diseases. Methods: We studied...
- Acute Idiopathic Pancreatitis Complicating Active Crohn's Disease: Favorable Response to Infliximab Treatment. Triantafillidis, John K.; Cheracakis, Petros; Hereti, Irini A.; Argyros, Nikolaos; Karra, Evangelia // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov2000, Vol. 95 Issue 11, p3334
Reports on the case of a male patient with Crohn's disease involving concurrently the small and large bowel, which developed idiopathic acute pancreatitis during a severe flare-up of his underlying inflammatory bowel disease. Medical history of the patient; Response of the patient to infliximab...
- REGIONAL ENTERITIS. Berger, Samuel S. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul1956, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p81
Presents a case of a patient with regional enteritis. Persistence of abdominal pains suffered by the patient; Examination of the abdomen of the patient; Pathology of the regional enteritis.
- The Radiology Corner. Miller, Edward M.; Moss, Albert A.; Kressel, Herbert Y.; Marshak, Richard H.; Lindner, Arthur E. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1979, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p107
The clinical and radiographic features of 12 cases of duodenal Crohn's disease were analyzed. The presenting clinical findings in the majority suggested peptic disease rather than regional enteritis. There were no cases of isolated duodenal Crohn's disease but a spectrum of radiographic...
- Phlegmonous Enteritis in Alcoholic Fatty Liver. Ito, Masahiro; Hashiguchi, Junichiro; Fujimoto, Chihiro; Sekine, Ichiro; Tsuji, Keichi // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Oct1991, Vol. 86 Issue 10, p1535
Phlegmonous enteritis is a rare inflammatory bowel disease. A 52-yr-old man with a history of alcoholic abuse was admitted to the hospital for an acute abdomen and died of septicemia and its complications. Autopsy revealed phlegmonous inflammation of the ileum and severe fatty liver. Numerous...
- REGIONAL ILEITIS. Eisenstadt, H. B. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb1963, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p187
Provides information on regional ileitis. Distinction between regional ileitis and sarcoidosis; Diseases that may simulate regional ileitis or ileojejunitis; Increase in the incidence of peptic ulcer associated with enteritis.
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease Part II: Crohn's Disease - Pathophysiology and Conventional and Alternative Treatment Options. Head, Kathleen; Jurenka, Julie // Alternative Medicine Review;Dec2004, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p360
Crohn's disease, a subcategory of inflammatory bowel disease, contributes to significant morbidity, particularly in industrialized nations. It can affect people of any age, but is more commonly diagnosed in adolescence and young adulthood. Inflammation and ulceration occur primarily in the...
- Enteritis. // A-Z of Food Safety;2007, p115
A definition of the term "Enteritis" is presented. It refers to the inflammation of the intestines, which is a common symptom of food poisoning.
- enteritis, regional. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p273
An encyclopedia entry for "regional enteritis," the other name for Crohn's disease, is presented.