Enterocolitis

Alphabetical Index

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  • Enterocolitis - See Also: Enteritis; - K52.9 Noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis, unspecified
    • due to Clostridium difficile
      • not specified as recurrent - A04.72 Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, not specified as recurrent
      • recurrent - A04.71 Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, recurrent
    • fulminant ischemic - See Also: Ischemia, intestine, acute; - K55.059 Acute (reversible) ischemia of intestine, part and extent unspecified
    • granulomatous - See: Enteritis, regional;
    • hemorrhagic (acute) - See Also: Ischemia, intestine, acute; - K55.059 Acute (reversible) ischemia of intestine, part and extent unspecified
      • chronic - K55.1 Chronic vascular disorders of intestine
    • infectious NEC - A09 Infectious gastroenteritis and colitis, unspecified
    • ischemic - K55.9 Vascular disorder of intestine, unspecified
    • necrotizing - K55.30 Necrotizing enterocolitis, unspecified
      • due to Clostridium difficile
        • not specified as recurrent - A04.72 Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, not specified as recurrent
        • recurrent - A04.71 Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, recurrent
      • in newborn - P77.9 Necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn, unspecified
        • stage 1 (without pneumatosis, without perforation) - P77.1 Stage 1 necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn
        • stage 2 (with pneumatosis, without perforation) - P77.2 Stage 2 necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn
        • stage 3 (with pneumatosis, with perforation) - P77.3 Stage 3 necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn
      • in non-newborn - K55.30 Necrotizing enterocolitis, unspecified
        • stage 1 (without pneumatosis, without perforation) - K55.31 Stage 1 necrotizing enterocolitis
        • stage 2 (with pneumatosis, without perforation) - K55.32 Stage 2 necrotizing enterocolitis
        • stage 3 (with pneumatosis, with perforation) - K55.33 Stage 3 necrotizing enterocolitis
      • with
        • perforation - K55.33 Stage 3 necrotizing enterocolitis
        • pneumatosis - K55.32 Stage 2 necrotizing enterocolitis
          • and perforation - K55.33 Stage 3 necrotizing enterocolitis
      • without pneumatosis or perforation - K55.31 Stage 1 necrotizing enterocolitis
    • noninfectious - K52.9 Noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis, unspecified
      • newborn - See: Enterocolitis, necrotizing, in newborn;
    • pseudomembranous (newborn)
      • not specified as recurrent - A04.72 Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, not specified as recurrent
      • recurrent - A04.71 Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, recurrent
    • radiation - K52.0 Gastroenteritis and colitis due to radiation
      • newborn - See: Enterocolitis, necrotizing, in newborn;
    • ulcerative (chronic) - See: Pancolitis, ulcerative (chronic);

Clinical Terms

The following are some of the clinical term definitions related or applicable to enterocolitis within the ICD-10 index for Diseases and Injuries.

Enterocolitis: Inflammation of the MUCOSA of both the SMALL INTESTINE and the LARGE INTESTINE. Etiology includes ISCHEMIA, infections, allergic, and immune responses.

Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first 28 days after birth.

Radiation: Emission or propagation of acoustic waves (SOUND), ELECTROMAGNETIC ENERGY waves (such as LIGHT; RADIO WAVES; GAMMA RAYS; or X-RAYS), or a stream of subatomic particles (such as ELECTRONS; NEUTRONS; PROTONS; or ALPHA PARTICLES).