Jejunum

Definition of Jejunum:

The lower end of the small intestine.

Topics Related to Jejunum

Crohn's Disease

...relationship to Bacterial Dysbiosis
“...Little progress has been made in confirming or disproving this theory, although bacterial overgrowth of the jejunum has been found in 30% of patients hospitalized for Crohn's disease, in which it contributes to diarrhea and malabsorption...”

Duodenum

...related topic
“First portion of the small intestine between the pylorus and jejunum, connecting to the stomach...”
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Dyspepsia / Poor Digestion

...the condition
“...Dumping Syndrome: Rapid gastric emptying caused by the lower end of the small intestine (jejunum) filling too quickly with undigested food from the stomach...”

Iron

...as a treatment
“...The absorption of iron takes place in the duodenum and upper jejunum (small intestine)...”
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Periumbilical

...related topic
“...It contains the umbilicus, jejunum, ileum, duodenum, stomach, small intestines, pancreas, transverse colon, left and right kidneys, and the left and right ureters...”

Poor Small Intestine Health

...the condition
“...The small intestine is the largest part of the gastrointestinal tract and is composed of the duodenum which is about one foot long, jejunum (5-8 feet long), and ileum (16-20 feet long)...”

Rapid Stomach Emptying (Gastric Dumping)

...the condition
“...Rapid gastric emptying happens when the lower end of the small intestine (jejunum) fills too quickly with undigested food from the stomach...”
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