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290 Possible Causes for Malabsorption Syndrome, Night Blindness, Vitamin D Deficiency

  • Tropical Sprue

    Table 1 Frequency of isolation and colony counts of different bacteria in patients with malabsorption syndrome.[] These deficiencies may have these symptoms: Vitamin A deficiency: hyperkeratosis or skin scales Vitamin B12 and folic acid deficiencies: anaemia Vitamin D and calcium deficiencies[] People with this disorder may also experience a profound loss of appetite (anorexia), a sore tongue, night blindness, weight loss, a loss of strength and energy (asthenia)[]

  • 3Beta-Hydroxy-Delta5-C27-Steroid Oxidoreductase Deficiency

    […] include progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis, diseases that present with neonatal cholestasis, which includes alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency of ZZ phenotype, Alagille syndrome[] Malabsorption leads to vitamin deficiency and can result is various symptoms including rickets, a condition marked by softened, weakened bones (vitamin D deficiency), vision[] Fat and lipid-soluble vitamins malabsorption lead to steatorrhea and vitamin deficiencies, particularly regarding vitamins K, A and D.[]

  • Night Blindness

    Abstract Night blindness and optic neuropathy were the presenting symptoms of an iatrogenic malabsorption syndrome in a 64-year old female.[] The Vitamin D Council reports in a study from May 2014 that Vitamin D deficiency appears to be related to the severity of nearsightedness. 2,038 people aged 13 to 18 years[] […] category of progressive night blindness.[]

  • Vitamin Deficiency

    syndromes, multiple sclerosis, and use of histamine2 receptor antagonists or proton pump inhibitors.[] (from cecil textbook of medicine, 19th ed, p1406) Condition due to a deficiency of vitamin d. 268 Vitamin d deficiency 268.0 Rickets, active convert 268.0 to ICD-10-CM 268.1[] It is manifested with reduced night vision, night blindness, and xerophthalmia.[]

  • Fat-Soluble Vitamin Deficiency

    A primary deficiency of vitamin K is rare, but a secondary deficiency may result from fat malabsorption syndrome.[] Deficiency I guess you could say that calcium has a true love for vitamin D.[] Well, the answer is you will suffer from night blindness, which is abnormally poor vision in dim light.[]

  • Zinc Deficiency

    Zinc deficiency is caused by insufficient uptake of zinc from food, or caused by malabsorption syndromes, increased gastrointestinal and urinary losses, and administration[] Vitamin A deficiency was prevalent in 77%, D in 63%, E in 37%, and zinc in 84%.[] In children or adults, manifestations also include alopecia, impaired immunity, anorexia, dermatitis, night blindness, anemia, lethargy, and impaired wound healing.[]

  • Pancreatic Insufficiency

    The malabsorption syndrome was effectively treated by oral administration of pancreatic enzymes.[] Low exocrine pancreatic function resulting in phosphorus, magnesium and vitamin D deficiency was found.[] Apart from malabsorption-related complaints, signs of liposoluble vitamin deficiency can appear such as ecchymoses due to vitamin K deficiency, xerophthalmia and night blindness[]

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    BACKGROUND Short bowel syndrome (SBS) is a malabsorption syndrome that results from an extensive intestinal resection or repeated small bowel resections.[] Although phosphorus and active vitamin D were administered intravenously to correct her hypophosphatemia and vitamin D deficiency, significant improvement was not achieved[] However, during the following 3 years, he had three further episodes of night blindness with loss of rod function.[]

  • 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.[] Nutrient deficiencies, particularly iron deficiency, B 12 and vitamin D deficiency. Muscle cramps, spasms or restless legs syndrome.[] Decreased Vitamin A may lead to night blindness. Metabolic bone disease may be due to Vitamin D deficiency and decreased calcium.[]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    The most common symptoms of malabsorption syndrome are diarrhea, bloating, flatulence, cramping and weight loss.[] For example, iron deficiency might cause anemia, vitamin D deficiency might cause bone disorders, while calcium deficiency might cause hyperparathyroidism.[] For example, muscle cramps and bone pain may indicate a vitamin D deficiency.[]

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