Radiation Enteritis/ Proctitis. Raneen Omary. Contents. Definition Pathogenesis Epidemiology Acute Radiation Enteritis Chronic Radiation Enteritis Risk Factors Diagnosis DD Medical Management Surgery Prognosis. Definition. Radiation Enteritis/ Proctitis
Functional disorder of the small and large intestines secondary to abdominal/ pelvic radiation
* Both radiation enteritis and proctitis have acute and chronic manifestations
Capsule endoscopy showing a jejunal stricture secondary to radiation enteritis.
Abnormal jejunalvilli secondary to radiation enteritis as seen during capsule endoscopy.
* Once established, treatment should be as conservative as possible focusing on relief of symptoms