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Hereditary Megaduodenum

Hereditary Megaduodenum: Introduction

Hereditary Megaduodenum: A rare inherited condition where muscle disease affects muscles along the gastrointestinal tract and urinary tract. The inability of these muscles to function normally affects the flow of substances through the intestines and the urinary system which can result in intestinal obstruction and urinary problems. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hereditary Megaduodenum is available below.

Symptoms of Hereditary Megaduodenum

Treatments for Hereditary Megaduodenum

  • Treatment is usually symptomatic and may incorporate dietary changes and managing bacterial overgrowth. Nutritional help in the form of enteral or parenteral nutrition may be required. Persistent intestinal obstruction problems may necessitate a duodenojejunostomy or gastrojejunostomy
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Hereditary Megaduodenum: Complications

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Causes of Hereditary Megaduodenum

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Hereditary Megaduodenum: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Hereditary Megaduodenum

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be...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...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 kill the "good" bacteria in...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 likely to be an...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...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 variety of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac...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 cancer, irritable bowel syndrome...read more »

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  1. Hereditary Megaduodenum: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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