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What is Megaduodenum?

What is Megaduodenum?

  • Megaduodenum: 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.

Megaduodenum is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Megaduodenum, or a subtype of Megaduodenum, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Megaduodenum: Introduction

Types of Megaduodenum:

Broader types of Megaduodenum:

What causes Megaduodenum?

Causes of Megaduodenum: see causes of Megaduodenum

What are the symptoms of Megaduodenum?

Symptoms of Megaduodenum: see symptoms of Megaduodenum

Onset of Megaduodenum: infancy or later

Megaduodenum: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Megaduodenum.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Megaduodenum.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Megaduodenum: Gastroenterologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Megaduodenum.
Treatments for Megaduodenum: see treatments for Megaduodenum

Name and Aliases of Megaduodenum

Main name of condition: Megaduodenum

Other names or spellings for Megaduodenum:

fetal megacystis, Megacystis

Fetal megacystis, Megacystis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Megaduodenum: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Megaduodenum:

 

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