Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal Disorders

The gastrointestinal system (also known as the GI system) is the entire digestive tract, from mouth to rectum. Gastrointestinal disorders are any illnesses that involve the gastrointestinal system.

This section on children and gastrointestinal disorders includes information about:

  • chronic abdominal pain
  • Crohn's disease
  • gastrostomy
  • GER or gastroesophageal reflux
  • hepatitis
  • hernias
  • hiatal hernia
  • Hirschsprungs
  • IBD or inflammatory bowel disease
  • jaundice
  • liver
  • NEC or necrotizing enterocolitis
  • ostomies
  • pancreatitis
  • peptic ulcer
  • tube feeding
  • ulcerative colitis
  • vomiting

Webinar presented by Dr. Brad Pasternak

Advances in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. (registration required)

More information

After Your Child's Liver Transplant - English

After Your Child's Liver Transplant - Spanish

Appendicitis - English

Visit these websites for more information:

About Gastroesophageal (GE) Reflux - University of Virginia School of Medicine

Chronic Constipation and Encopresis - University of Virginia School of Medicine

Feeding Matters - Parent Organized Partnerships Supporting Infants and Children Learning to Eat

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