Diarrhea pp 237-263 | Cite as

Surgical Conditions Presenting with Diarrhea

  • Erica M. Carlisle
  • Mindy B. Statter
Part of the Clinical Gastroenterology book series (CG)


This chapter will focus on those surgical conditions that present with diarrhea in the child and the adult. The diarrheal disorders will be classified as acute or chronic, typed as bloody or non-bloody, with suggested management for children and adults, respectively.

Key Words

NEC Intussusception Malrotation Volvulus Appendicitis Short gut Hemolytic-uremic syndrome Colo-cutaneous fistula IBD Tumors PTLD Polyposis Intestinal ischemia Chronic mesenteric ischemia Mesenteric venous thrombosis (MVT) Colitis Carcinoid Zollinger–Ellison Chronic pancreatitis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erica M. Carlisle
    • 1
  • Mindy B. Statter
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryThe University of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Department of Surgery, Section of Pediatric SurgeryThe University of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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