Pediatric gastroenterology developed as a sub-specialty of pediatrics and gastroenterology which is concerned with treating the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas of children from infancy until age eighteen. It is concerned with the principal diseases which are acute diarrhea, persistent vomiting, gastritis, and problems with the development of the gastric tract. The correct function of the gastric tract and the internal health is related to the nutrition that the child or its mother receives. Correct nutrition can affect the developing of the system, short bowel syndrome (the most common one), necrotizing enterocolitis, gastroschisis or omphalocele to the postnatal period with diseases such as diarrhea from the prenatal period.
Pediatric gastroenterologists are exceptionally prepared to perform demonstrative trial of a tyke's stomach related framework. Exceptional instruments, for example, endoscopes, are utilized to analyze within the stomach related tract or acquire tissue tests (biopsies). Endoscopic methods pediatric gastroenterologists perform incorporate esophagogastroduodenoscopy and colonoscopy.