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188 Possible Causes for Albumin Decreased, Constipation, Steatorrhea

  • Amyloidosis

    If the patient shows significant renal involvement with a decrease in the concentration of albumin as a result of the nephrotic syndrome, very high doses of diuretic drugs[revespcardiol.org] The symptoms include diarrhea, steatorrhea, or constipation. Pseudo-obstruction carries a particularly grave prognosis, often not responding to pro-motility agents.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE REPORT A 68-year-old female presented with symptoms of partial bowel obstruction, including intermittent diffuse abdominal pain and constipation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Treatment of constipation and prevention of complete bowel obstruction are required for gastrointestinal management in CF.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] can be readily differentiated from idiopathic steatorrhea by the low percentage of split fat in the stools associated with the former and the normal percentage characterizing[doi.org] The most common form of cystic fibrosis is associated with respiratory symptoms, digestive problems (steatorrhea and/or constipation) and staturoponderal growth anomalies.[orpha.net]

  • Celiac Disease

    albumin level Malnutrition Elevated calcium level, decreased phosphate level Vitamin D deficiency, secondary hyperparathyroidism Thrombocytosis, leukocytosis General inflammatory[aafp.org] This study aims to determine the prevalence of CD in patients with chronic constipation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , and nutritional and vitamin deficiencies Applies To Celiac: crisis infantilism rickets Gee (-Herter) disease Gluten enteropathy Idiopathic steatorrhea Nontropical sprue[icd9data.com]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    Prothrombin time- Vitamin K level decreased 3. Serum albumin- Decreased (protein loss) 4.[histopathology-india.net] […] for travelers to foreign countries Other Gastrointestinal Diseases: Celiac Sprue Crohn's Disease Colon Cancer Colon Polyps Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines for 2001 Constipation[web.archive.org] A patient with malabsorption syndrome and steatorrhea was found to have IgG (lambda) M component in the blood and some extracellular deposition of IgG in the intestinal wall[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intestinal Disease

    The mean BMI-for-age z-score (P 0.05) and albumin concentration (P 0.01) increased significantly after 4 weeks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Constipation and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are two common examples.[my.clevelandclinic.org] This chronic illness was characterized by diarrhea, steatorrhea, and intestinal pseudo-obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pancreatic Insufficiency

    […] control; Single small stool sample Sensitivity low for clinical practice (chymotrypsin is variably inactivated during intestinal transit); not for mild EPI; watery stools decrease[dx.doi.org] The most common treatment-emergent adverse events were diarrhea, vomiting, and constipation (mild or moderate).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CF should therefore be considered in the differential diagnosis of infants with steatorrhea and failure to thrive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tropical Sprue

    Blood tests are done, which shows that the patient has decreased levels of vitamins A, B12, E, D, and K and also decreased levels of serum calcium, albumin and folate.[epainassist.com] Twelve patients with constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and 12 healthy subjects served as controls.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , and decreased in a subject with tropical sprue who did not present steatorrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Whipple Disease

    Giardia lamblia infestation reveals underlying Whipple's disease in a patient with longstanding constipation. Am J Gastroenterol 1991; 86 (3): 371-4. [ Links ] 26.[scielo.isciii.es] Chronic malabsorptive diarrhea may also develop and lead to steatorrhea.[disability-benefits-help.org] His past medical history was significant for longstanding constipation.[caribbean.scielo.org]

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    […] recipient's intestinal tract, has been used for decades to treat recurrent Clostridium difficile infection, and case reports document its use in the successful treatment of constipation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Natural conjugated bile acids improve steatorrhea to a smaller extent and greatly worsen diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Various therapeutic options have been suggested for the treatment of the resulting steatorrhea.[dx.doi.org]

  • Childhood Celiac Disease

    Chronic abdominal pain was accompanied by constipation in 69 (43.1%), nausea in 39 (24.4%), vomiting in 38 (23.8%), diarrhea in 34 (21.3%), flatus in 19 (11.9%), bloating[bmcgastroenterol.biomedcentral.com] […] definitions” for celiac disease [ 3 ]. 4.1 Classic celiac disease Patients with classic celiac disease present with signs and symptoms of malabsorption, including diarrhea, steatorrhea[worldgastroenterology.org] ., diarrhea, steatorrhea, weight loss, bloating, flatulence, abdominal pain) and also non-gastrointestinal abnormalities (e.g., abnormal liver function tests, iron deficiency[gi.org]

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