Enteropathy

Enteropathy

Enteropathy
Classification and external resources
ICD-9-CM 569.9

Enteropathy refers to any pathology of the intestine.[1]

Types

Specific types of enteropathy include:

If the condition also involves the stomach, it is known as "gastroenteropathy".

Although enteritis specifically refers to an inflammation of the intestine, and is thus a more specific term than "enteropathy", the two phrases are sometimes used interchangeably.

References

  1. ^ "enteropathy" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary
  2. ^ "eMedicine - Protein-Losing Enteropathy : Article by Naeem Aslam". 
  3. ^ "MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Radiation enteritis".