chronic nonspecific diarrhoea(redirected from chronic idiopathic diarrhoea)
chronic nonspecific diarrhoeaA self-limited condition defined as the presence of persistently loose stools for = 4 weeks without identifiable cause, and occurring in absence of systemic illness; the diarrhoea is secondary in nature and does not respond to antibiotics, but resolves within several months.
Little inflammation on biopsy; faecal PMNs and intractable disease is said to distinguish CID from Brainerd diarrhoea.
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