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Gastroenterology 

Gastroenterology
Chapter:
Gastroenterology
Source:
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine (10 ed.)
Author(s):

Ian B. Wilkinson

, Tim Raine

, Kate Wiles

, Anna Goodhart

, Catriona Hall

, and Harriet O’Neill

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199689903.003.0006

This chapter explores gastroenterology, including healthy, enjoyable eating, mouth observations, endoscopy and biopsy, dysphagia, nausea and vomiting, dyspepsia and peptic ulcer disease, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), upper gastrointestinal bleeding, diarrhoea, constipation, ulcerative colitis (UC), Crohn’s disease, gastrointestinal malabsorption, Coeliac disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), nutritional disorders, chronic pancreatitis, carcinoma of the pancreas, carcinoid tumours, jaundice, liver failure, cirrhosis, viral hepatitis, alcoholism, primary biliary cholangitis (PBC), primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), autoimmune hepatitis (AIH), non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), Wilson’s disease/hepatolenticular degeneration, liver tumours, hereditary haemochromatosis (HH), and α‎1-antitrypsin (A1AT) deficiency.

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