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238 Possible Causes for Cholelithiasis, Malabsorption Syndrome, Vitamin B12 Deficiency

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    The incidence of cholelithiasis can be minimized by providing enteric nutrition whenever feasible.[] As a result, the main symptoms are watery diarrhea, malabsorption syndrome, chronic malnutrition, and death, if the patient is not properly treated.[] Among patients with short bowel syndrome, MMA levels may have limited specificity for vitamin B12 deficiency.[]

  • Chronic Pancreatitis

    […] sphincter of Oddi CBD, common bile duct CCK, cholecystokinin GACP, gallstone associated chronic pancreatitis ERCP, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography gall stone cholelithiasis[] Malabsorption Ovarian cysts Papillary cystadenocarcinoma of ovary Thoracic radiculopathy Table 2 Differential Diagnosis of Chronic Pancreatitis More common Acute cholecystitis[] Fat-soluble vitamins and B12 deficiencies are seen most commonly. Vitamin D in particular is of importance.[]

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Type 1

    Probably cholelithiasis is caused by bile salt pool alteration for malabsorption.[] syndrome including celiac disease and pancreatic insufficiency.[] Iron, folate and vitamin B12 deficiency. Gallstones and renal stones (usually oxalate) especially when there has been a previous right hemicolectomy.[]

  • Gallbladder Disease

    Other than ethnicity and female gender, additional risk factors for gallbladder cancer include cholelithiasis, advancing age, chronic inflammatory conditions affecting the[] Cholelithiasis and cholecystitis. J Long Term Eff Med Implants. 2005; 15 :329–338. [ PubMed ] 27. Kapoor VK.[] Twenty-two (39.3%) children had mixed cholelithiasis, 8 (14.2%) pigment cholelithiasis, 10 (17.8%) combined cholelithiasis and 4 (7.1%) patients had small concretions.[]

  • Blind Loop Syndrome

    EUS for detection of occult cholelithiasis in patients with idiopathic pancreatitis. Gastrointest Endosc 2000; 51:28-32. ‏[] Convert to ICD-10-CM : 579.2 converts directly to: 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K90.2 Blind loop syndrome, not elsewhere classified Clinical Information A malabsorption syndrome that[] […] and mineral deficiencies that occur as a result of the malabsorption associated with BLS patients with advanced cases should be investigated for: Vitamin B12 deficiency Folate[]

  • Pancreatic Insufficiency

    Hardt PD, Bretz L, Krauss A, Schnell-Kretschmer H, Wüsten O, Nalop J, Zekorn T, Kloer HU: Pathological pancreatic exocrine function and duct morphology in patients with cholelithiasis[] The malabsorption syndrome was effectively treated by oral administration of pancreatic enzymes.[] Malabsorption that occurs with pancreatic insufficiency causes and increased risk of vitamin deficiencies (A, D, E, K, B12) and should be checked at the time of diagnosis[]

  • Liver Disease

    Biliary tract obstruction, cholelithiasis and cholecystitis are biliary tract problems which can predispose to metabolic disorders.[] The consequences are concrements in the bile ducts which in severe cases can lead to cholelithiasis.[] In cholelithiasis, there is an obstruction of bile duct and elevated levels of conjugated bilirubin, predisposing to clay like stools and black colored urine.[]

  • Chronic Diarrhea with Villous Atrophy

    Cheilitis/glossitis Tumor in pancreas Somatostatinoma Somatostatin Decreased intestinal nutrient absorption Steaorrhea due to decrease pancreatic secretion Diabetes Dyspepsia Cholelithiasis[] Because of these alterations, mature enterocytes inefficiently absorb ions and nutrients, causing a malabsorption syndrome; however, the diarrhea is caused mainly by active[] […] between H. pylori and Vitamin B12 deficiency [ 11 ].[]

  • Pancreatitis

    Examination of the biliary disease subgroups revealed that cholelithiasis contributed 50% of the total incident cases of cholecystitis, cholecystectomy, and cholelithiasis[] syndromes/processes Perforated viscus Chronic pancreatitis: Ampullary carcinoma Cholangitis Cholecystitis Chronic gastritis Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) Crohn disease[] B12, a vitamin essential for the formation of red blood cells, nerve health and fat and carbohydrate metabolism, may reach dangerously low levels with such deficiencies.[]

  • Congenital Intrinsic Factor Deficiency

    The immature liver cannot process bilirubin quickly enough Predisposing factors to cholelithiasis include excessive: bilirubin or cholesterol concentration in the bile What[] @article{Becker2004SelectiveVB, title {Selective vitamin B12 malabsorption (Imerslund-Gr{\"a}sbeck Syndrome)}, author {Mark Becker and Hans Werner Rotthauwe and H.[] References Further Reading Vitamin B12 Deficiency Symptoms of Vitamin B12 Deficiency Managing Vitamin B12 Deficiency How is Vitamin-B12 Related to Anemia?[]

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