Mallory-Weiss syndrome: Introduction
Mallory-Weiss syndrome: A laceration of the lining of the gastroesophageal junction or just above it - often caused by severe vomiting.
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causes, and treatments of Mallory-Weiss syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Mallory-Weiss syndrome
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Mallory-Weiss syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Mallory-Weiss syndrome
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Less Common Symptoms of Mallory-Weiss syndrome
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Mallory-Weiss syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Mallory-Weiss syndrome
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 syndrome, is over...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...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 infectious diarrheal...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 variety...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...read more »
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Mallory-Weiss syndrome: Rare Types
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Latest Treatments for Mallory-Weiss syndrome
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Definitions of Mallory-Weiss syndrome:
A condition characterized by mucosal tears at the ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION, sometimes with HEMATEMESIS. Typically it is caused by forceful bouts of retching or VOMITING.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Mallory-Weiss syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Mallory-Weiss syndrome, or a subtype of Mallory-Weiss syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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