"Typhlitis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Necrotizing inflammation of the CECUM ("typhlon" in Greek), sometimes spreading to the APPENDIX and/or the ILEUM. Symptoms include ABDOMINAL PAIN and DIARRHEA. Its pathogenesis is multifactorial. Typhlitis is often associated with NEUTROPENIA and chemotherapy in immunocompromised individuals (IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST).
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Typhlitis" by people in Profiles.
Nada EM, Alshoaiby AN, Alaskar AS, Khan AN. Severe anal and abdominal pain due to typhlitis in a leukemic patient. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2007 Nov; 34(5):457-9.
McNally DJ, Lamoureux MP, Karlyshev AV, Fiori LM, Li J, Thacker G, Coleman RA, Khieu NH, Wren BW, Brisson JR, Jarrell HC, Szymanski CM. Commonality and biosynthesis of the O-methyl phosphoramidate capsule modification in Campylobacter jejuni. J Biol Chem. 2007 Sep 28; 282(39):28566-28576.