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Typhlitis

Necrotizing inflammation of the CECUM ("typhlon" in Greek), sometimes spreading to the APPENDIX and/or the ILEUM. Symptoms include ABDOMINAL PAIN and DIARRHEA. Its pathogenesis is multifactorial. Typhlitis is often associated with NEUTROPENIA and chemotherapy in immunocompromised individuals (IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST).
Also Known As:
Cecitis; Neutropenic Typhlitis; Typhlitis, Neutropenic
Networked: 107 relevant articles (5 outcomes, 4 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Sepsis (Septicemia)
2. Colitis
3. Neutropenia
4. Mucositis
5. Abdominal Pain (Pain, Abdominal)

Experts

1. Children's Oncology Group: 2 articles (04/2008 - 01/2002)
2. Davila, Marta L: 2 articles (03/2007 - 01/2006)
3. Young, Neal S: 1 article (12/2015)
4. Chen, Jichun: 1 article (12/2015)
5. Dent, James J: 1 article (12/2015)
6. Bryant, Mark A: 1 article (12/2015)
7. Sun, Yu: 1 article (12/2015)
8. Desierto, Marie J: 1 article (12/2015)
9. Citirik, Fatma: 1 article (05/2015)
10. Saritemur, Murat: 1 article (05/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Typhlitis:
1. Clindamycin (Cleocin)FDA LinkGeneric
2. VancomycinFDA LinkGeneric
3. Hemoglobins (Hemoglobin)IBA
4. Cholestyramine Resin (Questran)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Monoclonal AntibodiesIBA
6. Paclitaxel (Taxol)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Streptomycin (Streptomycin Sulfate)FDA Link
8. AnthracyclinesIBA
9. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Transplants (Transplant)
3. Bone Marrow Transplantation (Transplantation, Bone Marrow)
4. Stem Cell Transplantation
5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)