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.
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Symptoms of Hereditary Megaduodenum
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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 misdiagnosed.
The best known, irritable bowel...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...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...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 diagnosed with fatal effect)...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is 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...read more »
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