What are the noninfectious causes of gastroenteritis?

Updated: Feb 10, 2017
  • Author: Arthur Diskin, MD; Chief Editor: Steven C Dronen, MD, FAAEM  more...
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Other causes include the following:

  • Unknown agents, especially in developing countries

  • Ischemic colitis

  • Ulcerative colitis

  • Crohn disease

  • Carcinoid tumor or vasoactive intestinal peptide tumor (VIPoma)

  • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) 

  • Dumping or short bowel syndrome

  • Radiation or chemotherapy

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