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Malabsorption

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by Aaron S

(Malabsorption Syndrome)

 

Causes

Malabsorption is associated with a number of diseases that affect the intestines or other areas of the gastrointestinal tract such as:
 

Symptoms

Malabsorption may cause:
 

RESOURCES

American College of Gastroenterology
http://www.gi.org

National Organization for Rare Disorders
http://www.rarediseases.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

HealthLink BC
http://www.healthlinkbc.ca

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

 

References


Abdullah M, Firmansyah MA. Clinical approach and management of chronic diarrhea. Acta Med Indones. 2013;45(2):157-165.


Bacterial overgrowth syndrome. Merck Manual for Health Care Professionals website. Available at: http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/gastrointestinal%5Fdisorders/malabsorption%5Fsyndromes/bacterial%5Fovergrowth%5Fsyndrome.html. Updated May 2014. Accessed June 19, 2014.


Chronic diarrhea. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated June 16, 2014. Accessed June 19, 2014.


Diarrheal diseases-acute and chronic. American College of Gastroenterology website. Available at: http://patients.gi.org/topics/diarrhea-acute-and-chronic/. Updated December 2012. Accessed July 19, 2014.


Overview of malabsorption. Merck Manual for Health Care Professionals website. Available at: http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/gastrointestinal%5Fdisorders/malabsorption%5Fsyndromes/overview%5Fof%5Fmalabsorption.html. Updated May 2014. Accessed July 19, 2014.

 

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