Stuart Bloom, George Webster and Daniel Marks

in Oxford Handbook of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199584079
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730672 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks


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Paget's disease: see Anal cancer - Pancreas divisum - Pancreatic cancer - Pancreatic cystic tumours - Pancreatic endocrine tumours (PETs) - Pancreatic function tests: see ‘Pancreatic function tests’ () - Pancreatic insufficiency - Pancreatic pseudocyst - Pancreatic stents - Pancreatitis: see Acute pancreatitis, Autoimmune pancreatitis, Chronic pancreatitis, and Hereditary pancreatitis - Paracentesis: see ‘Paracentesis’ () - Paracetamol (acetaminophen) overdose - Parasitic infection - Parenteral nutrition - Parkinson's disease and the GI tract (see also Elderly and the GI tract) - Pellagra - Peptic ulceration - Perianal Crohn's disease - Pernicious anaemia (PA) - Peutz–Jeghers syndrome - Pharyngeal pouch (‘Zenker's diverticulum’) - Photodynamic therapy (PDT) - Plummer–Vinson/Patterson–Kelly syndrome - Pneumatosis coli - Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) and the GI tract - Polyposis syndromes: see Colonic polyps and Hereditary polyposis - Porphyrias - Portal hypertension - Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) - Post-gastrectomy syndromes - Pouchitis - Pregnancy: see Approach to GI problems in pregnancy and Approach to liver problems in pregnancy - Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) - Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) - Prokinetics: see prokinetics - Protein-losing enteropathy - Proton pump inhibitors: see proton pump inhibitors - Protozoa: see Amoebiasis, Giardiasis, Coccidia, Microsporidia, and Trypanosomiasis - Pruritus ani - Pseudo-achalasia - Pseudo-membranous colitis: see Clostridial infections of GI tract - Pseudomonas - Pseudo-obstruction - Pyloric stenosis - Pyoderma gangrenosum

Chapter.  12281 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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