proctocolitis


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co·lo·proc·ti·tis

(kō'lō-prok-tī'tis),
Inflammation of both colon and rectum.
[colo- + G. prōktos, anus (rectum), + -itis, inflammation]

proctocolitis

/proc·to·co·li·tis/ (prok″to-ko-li´tis) inflammation of the colon and rectum.

proctocolitis

(prŏk″tō-kō-lī′tĭs) [″ + kolon, colon, + itis, inflammation]
Inflammation of the colon and rectum.
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A case definition was developed (Box), and two health alerts were issued, urging providers to consider LGV as a diagnosis in patients with lymphadenopathy or proctocolitis of unclear etiology and to report suspected cases to MDHHS.
En enfermedades mediadas por IgE (algunos ninos con proctocolitis eosinofilica), la respuesta negativa a SPTs es extremadamente util para confirmar la ausencia de alergia a alimentos mediados por IgE, mientras que un resultado positivo se considera confirmatorio cuando se combina con una historia reciente y clara, ante una reaccion alergica inducida por alimento en relacion.
En casos raros la patologia se extiende hasta el colon proximal, determinando proctocolitis con hematoquecia y diarrea (5).
Lymphogranuloma venereum proctocolitis can present as rectal bleeding or rectal pain "and is being increasingly recognized in men who have sex with men, particularly in HIV-infected men who have sex with men," she said.
Milk-induced proctocolitis is mostly observed in young infants that are exclusively breast-fed.
However, proctocolitis or inflammatory involvement of perirectal or perianal lymphatic tissues resulting in fistulas and strictures may also occur.
Following an overview of the basic functioning of the immune system and in the healthy and hypersensitive gut, they present an A-Z description of GI diseases from allergic proctocolitis to Yersinia entercolitis and their major immunologic features and assumed immunogenesis.
CONCLUSION: La proctocolitis alergica se presenta tanto en lactantes alimentados con LME como en los que reciben formula.
Reports from the CDC, the American Medical Association, the International Journal of Epidemiology, and other sources show that despite two decades of "safe sex" preaching, virtually all STDs are running rampant among the homosexual population: HIV/AIDS, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, gonorrhea, syphilis, human papillomavirus, proctitis, proctocolitis, enteritis, chlamydia, and shigellosis.
Both enterocolitis and proctocolitis show dramatic clinical resolution within 72 hr of allergen elimination.
Reports of colonic abnormalities include acute necrotizing colitis in an adult, (6) pseudomembranous colitis in a child, (7) ischemic colitis, (8) and nonspecific ulcerative proctocolitis.
8) Lymphogranuloma venereum (Chlamydia trachomatis) is a sexually transmitted disease that can cause proctocolitis.