jejunoileal bypass


jejunoileal bypass
jejunoileal bypass n a surgical bypass operation performed esp. to reduce absorption in the small intestine that involves joining the first part of the jejunum with the more distal segment of the ileum

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  • bowel bypass syndrome — a type of neutrophilic dermatosis with arthritis that may occur one to six years after jejunoileal bypass, characterized by rash, malaise, myalgia, joint pain, sterile skin pustules, and a flulike illness; it is probably caused by circulating… …   Medical dictionary

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