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Digestive system

 

The esophagus, stomach, large and small intestine, aided by the liver, gallbladder and pancreas convert the nutritive components of food into energy and break down the non-nutritive components into waste to be excreted.

Digestive system

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Chronic pancreatitis
Gastric cancer
Campylobacter enteritis
Stress gastritis
Drug-induced hepatitis
Helicobacter pylori
Fecal impaction
Esophageal perforation
Gastritis - chronic
Celiac disease - sprue
Meckel's diverticulum
Gastrointestinal perforation
Pancreatic carcinoma
Short bowel syndrome
Hepatic vein obstruction (Budd-Chiari)
Gastritis - acute
Autoimmune hepatitis
Irritable bowel syndrome
Pancreas divisum
Toxic megacolon
Crohn's disease
Ulcerative colitis
Viral gastroenteritis
Bacterial gastroenteritis
Cirrhosis
Appendicitis
Diverticulitis
Ischemic colitis
Pseudomembranous colitis
Intestinal obstruction
Pyogenic liver abscess
Colon cancer
Bile duct obstruction
Acute cholecystitis
Gastroesophageal reflux disease
Colorectal polyps
Achalasia
Bleeding esophageal varices
Mallory-Weiss tear
Pancreatic abscess
Pancreatic pseudocyst
Gallstones
Choledocholithiasis
Tropical sprue
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatocellular carcinoma
Alcoholic liver disease
Primary biliary cirrhosis
Esophageal cancer
Hepatitis C
Sclerosing cholangitis
Acute pancreatitis
Giardiasis
Esophageal spasm
Cholangitis
Cholangiocarcinoma
Salmonella enterocolitis
Shigellosis
E. coli enteritis
Gastroparesis
Amebiasis
Malabsorption
Radiation enteritis
Gilbert's disease
Cholera
Pyloric stenosis
Gastroesophageal reflux in infants
Diaphragmatic hernia
Gallbladder disease
Proctitis
Hirschsprung’s disease
Annular pancreas
Barrett’s esophagus
Pancreatitis
Biliary atresia
Blind loop syndrome
Imperforate anus
Necrotizing enterocolitis
Enteritis
Gastritis
Intestinal ischemia and infarction
Bile
Biliary system
Peristalsis
Duodenum
Appendectomy
Abdominal exploration
Heartburn
Nausea and vomiting
Abdominal pain
Diarrhea
Bowel incontinence
Indigestion
Abdominal mass
Abdominal ultrasound
Abdominal CT scan
Abdominal MRI scan
Abdominal film
Abdominal wall fat pad biopsy
Abdominal tap

Review Date: 5/25/2010
Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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