Ileitis

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Ileitis
Classification and external resources
ICD-10K50.0 - K52.9
MeSHD007079
 
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Ileitis
Classification and external resources
ICD-10K50.0 - K52.9
MeSHD007079

Ileitis is an inflammation of the ileum, a portion of the small intestine. Crohn's ileitis is a type of Crohn's disease affecting the ileum. Ileitis is caused by the bacteria Lawsonia intracellularis. Human inflammatory bowel disease does not associate with Lawsonia intracellularis infection. >www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov › Journal List › BMC Microbiol › v.6; 2006