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Familial visceral myopathy

Familial visceral myopathy: Introduction

Familial visceral myopathy: A rare condition where the duodenum is dilated and the muscles don't function normally which affects the movement of digestive waste material through the intestines. The symptoms of the condition are similar to that caused by an intestinal obstruction. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Familial visceral myopathy is available below.

Symptoms of Familial visceral myopathy

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Familial visceral myopathy?

Familial visceral myopathy: Complications

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Causes of Familial visceral myopathy

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Familial visceral myopathy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Familial visceral myopathy

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that...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. The digestive system contains a variety of "good"...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...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...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...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 »

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 peptic ulcer, colon...read more »

Familial visceral myopathy: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Familial visceral myopathy

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Familial visceral myopathy: Rare Types

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Familial visceral myopathy: Animations

Statistics for Familial visceral myopathy

Familial visceral myopathy: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Familial visceral myopathy:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Familial visceral myopathy as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Familial visceral myopathy Info

More information about Familial visceral myopathy

  1. Familial visceral myopathy: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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