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Congenital Vitamin B12 Malabsorption

Congenital Vitamin B12 Malabsorption: Introduction

Congenital Vitamin B12 Malabsorption: A rare inherited disorder characterized by vitamin B12 deficiency which results from the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12 from the foods eaten. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Congenital Vitamin B12 Malabsorption is available below.

Symptoms of Congenital Vitamin B12 Malabsorption

Treatments for Congenital Vitamin B12 Malabsorption

  • Lifelong Vitamin B12 supplements are needed - must be injected as the intestines are unable to absorb the vitamin. Excessive protein in the urine will persist despite treatment but does not signal kidney problems.
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Congenital Vitamin B12 Malabsorption: Complications

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Causes of Congenital Vitamin B12 Malabsorption

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Congenital Vitamin B12 Malabsorption: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Congenital Vitamin B12 Malabsorption

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common...read more »

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of Vitamin B12...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are ...read more »

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Congenital Vitamin B12 Malabsorption: Rare Types

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More information about Congenital Vitamin B12 Malabsorption

  1. Congenital Vitamin B12 Malabsorption: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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