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Intestinal adhesions

Summary of Intestinal adhesions
Adhesions are fibrous bands that form between tissues and organs, often as a result of injury during surgery. They may be thought of as internal scar tissue that connects tissues not normally connected.

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Pathology

Gastrointestinal system

Peritoneum and peritoneal cavity disorders
Upper gastrointestinal tract disorders
Lower gastrointestinal tract disorders
Liver, gallbladder and pancreas disorders
Gastrointestinal system pathology review

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Intestinal adhesions increase the risk of

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A 12-year-old boy comes to the clinic because of a 2-week history of abdominal pain, nausea, and diarrhea. His temperature is 38.0°C (100.4°F), pulse is 92/min, respirations are 15/min, and blood pressure is 110/75 mm Hg. Laboratory tests show megaloblastic anemia. Lactulose breathing test shows a rise in hydrogen. Biopsy of the small bowel shows blunting of villi, hyperplasia of crypts, and an increased number of lymphocytes in the lamina propria. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?