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Term:Intestinal edema
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Accession:HP:0005225 term browser browse the term
Definition:Accumulation of cell free, noninflammatony fluid within the wall of the intestinal tract producing uniform thickening of the mucosal folds.
Comment:This finding can be observed upon abdominal radiography. The bowel lumen may be slightly dilated. Secondary to the fluid accumulation, there are anatomic and motor alterations in the intestine which are reflected in the roentgenogram.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Intestinal oedema
 xref: UMLS:C1142262

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of metabolism/homeostasis 0
        Abnormal homeostasis 0
          Abnormality of fluid regulation 0
            Edema 0
              Intestinal edema 0
                Intestinal lymphedema 0
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