This condition, called lymphoid hyperplasia, may also be associated with a variety of inflammatory and infectious diseases, such as Crohn's disease, gastroenteritis, respiratory infections, mononucleosis, and measles.
In developed nations, including the United States, bacterial gastroenteritis may result from contaminated water supplies, improperly processed or preserved foods, or person-to-person contact in places such as child-care centers.
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Lactose intolerance can be caused by some diseases of the digestive system (for example, celiac sprue and gastroenteritis) and by injuries to the small intestine that result in a decreased production of lactase.
Pattern I eosinophilic gastroenteritis: Children affected with Pattern I EG have extensive infiltration of eosinophils in the area below the submucosa and muscularis layers.
Pattern III eosinophilic gastroenteritis: This least common form of eosinophilic gastroenteropathy involves the serosal layer and the entire GI wall is usually affected.
Bacterial gastroenteritis is frequently a result of poor sanitation, the lack of safe drinking water, or contaminated food (conditions common in developing nations).
Pattern II eosinophilic gastroenteritis: In this the most prevalent form of EG, extensive infiltration of eosinophils occurs in the mucosal and submucosal layers.
Ensuring that food is prepared safely well-cooked and unspoiled can prevent bacterial gastroenteritis, but may not be effective against viral gastroenteritis.
In medicine, nitric acid is used externally in a pure state as a caustic to destroy chancres, warts and phagadenic ulcers; and diluted preparations are employed in the treatment of dyspepsia, &c. Poisoning by strong nitric acid produces a widespread gastroenteritis, burning pain in the oesophagus and abdomen and bloody diarrhoea.