Diarrhea, with itsfrequent and watery bowel movements, often is caused by gastrointestinal infections (although other illnesses and dietary changes also can be culprits). Germs such as parasites, viruses, or bacteria all can cause gastrointestinal (GI)infections.
SOURCES: Jonathan Schreiber, MD, gastroenterologist at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore; clinical assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Grundmann, O. and Yoon, S. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, April 2010.
SEROSTIM therapy should be used in conjunction with optimal management of short bowel syndrome. Background material will become available no later than the day before the meeting and will be posted under the Dockets Management Branch site at http://www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/ac/03acdocs.htm.
[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8] Telangiectasias (arteriovenous malformations) can be seen in scleroderma throughout the gastrointestinal tract, including the stomach, small bowel, and colon. The mucosa undergoes atrophy, which may be thinned and ulcerated and is often associated with excessive deposition of collagen in the lamina propria and submucosa.
Important It is possible that the main title of the report Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
Imaging findings in a malignant carcinoid depend on its size, the degree of mesenteric invasion/desmoplastic reaction, and the presence of regional lymph node invasion. Gastric carcinoid Imaging findings are nonspecific and depend on the type of tumor.
Shellfish Poisoning Overview Shellfish poisoning is caused by eating shellfish contaminated with bacteria or, more commonly, viruses. Contaminated shellfish include shrimp, crabs, clams, oysters, dried fish, and salted raw fish.