Duodenitis

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Duodenitis
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 K29.8
ICD-9 535.6
MeSH D004382

Duodenitis is inflammation of the duodenum. It may persist acutely or chronically.

Causes

Known causes of duodenitis include:

Symptoms

Known symptoms of duodenitis include:

Diagnosis

Diagnosis is generally made by endoscopy and reviewing symptoms.

Treatment

Treatment is aimed at removing the irritant or infection. Helicobacter pylori infection is usually treated with antibiotics.








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