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2,134 Possible Causes for Malabsorption Syndrome

  • Diabetic Enteropathy

    syndrome precipitated by the ingestion of foods containing gluten in a predisposed individual.[] Definition (MSH) A malabsorption syndrome that is precipitated by the ingestion of foods containing GLUTEN, such as wheat, rye, and barley.[] syndrome.[]

  • Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

    In worst cases it may configure a real malabsorption syndrome. Culture of intestinal aspirates remains at present the gold standard for SIBO diagnosis.[] Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), characterized by the presence of excessive bacteria in the small intestine, is typically described as a malabsorptive syndrome[] However, following acute infectious gastroenteritis, patients can also develop post-infectious malabsorption syndrome (PI-MAS), popularly known as tropical sprue.[]

  • Diverticulosis

    For uncomplicated patients, those with chronic abdominal pain, syndromes of malabsorption related to jejunoileal diverticulosis, bacterial overgrowth or an episode of intestinal[]

  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

    syndrome and adhesions.[] syndrome, and adhesions.[] Eventually, affected individuals may experience bacterial infections, malabsorption and malnutrition.[]

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    Acute brain syndrome is caused solely by the lack of electrolytes and other important nutrients because of a malabsorption syndrome, conditioned by a diffuse polyposis of[] Cronkhite-Canada syndrome: A rare form of gastrointestinal polyposis causing malabsorption.[] […] along with clinical features of diarrhea, weight loss, protein-losing enteropathy, and malabsorptive syndrome. 2.[]

  • Pancreatitis

    syndromes/processes Perforated viscus Chronic pancreatitis: Ampullary carcinoma Cholangitis Cholecystitis Chronic gastritis Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) Crohn disease[] Malabsorption Ovarian cysts Papillary cystadenocarcinoma of ovary Thoracic radiculopathy Table 2 Differential Diagnosis of Chronic Pancreatitis More common Acute cholecystitis[] Management of maldigestion and diabetes mellitus Total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation Acute pancreatitis: Acute peritonitis Macroamylasemia Macrolipasemia Malabsorption[]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    Less common causes of decreased B12 absorption include chronic pancreatitis, malabsorption syndromes, certain medications, and, very rarely, increased metabolism of B12 through[]

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    As a result, the main symptoms are watery diarrhea, malabsorption syndrome, chronic malnutrition, and death, if the patient is not properly treated.[] BACKGROUND Short bowel syndrome (SBS) is a malabsorption syndrome that results from an extensive intestinal resection or repeated small bowel resections.[] Short bowel syndrome is a complication of intestinal resection that leads to severe malabsorption, dehydration and profuse diarrhea.[]

  • Cholestasis

    Malabsorption Syndromes also often arise as a consequence of cholestasis as GI Lipid Absorption requires bile acids.[] As the disease progresses, there can be fat-soluble vitamin malabsorption caused by a decrease in the biliary secretion of bile acids.[] Consequently, cholestatic conditions can cause lipid malabsorption, leading to steatorrhea .[]

  • Autonomic Neuropathy

    Abstract Adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN) is a clinical subtype of X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD). In ALD, the accumulation of very long chain fatty acids (VLCFA) in the nervous system, adrenal cortex, and testes due to impaired degradation of VLCFA is thought to be pathogenic. Demonstration of abnormally high[…][]

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