Problem

Gastrointestinal disorders


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Gastroenteritic disturbances
Gastro-intestinal infections
Bleeding from the gastro-intestinal tract
Dysfunction of the gastrointestinal tract
Gastroenteritis
Nature:

Gastrointestinal diseases (abbrev. GI diseases or GI illnesses) refer to diseases involving the gastrointestinal tract, namely the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and rectum; and the accessory organs of digestion, the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.

Incidence:

Gastroenteritis is responsible for about 800,000 deaths per year throughout the world -- about 1,400 deaths per day. In Australia, deaths are rare but it is a cause of about 10,000 hospital admissions per year, particularly in infants and young children and across the health care system about $AUD26 million per year.

Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST