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Short Bowel Syndrome

Short Bowel Syndrome: Introduction

Short Bowel Syndrome: Short bowel syndrome is a group of problems affecting people who have had half or more of their small intestine removed. The most common reason for removing part ... more about Short Bowel Syndrome.

Short Bowel Syndrome: Disorder of shortened bowel usually from bowel surgery. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Short Bowel Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Short Bowel Syndrome

Treatments for Short Bowel Syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Short Bowel Syndrome?

Short Bowel Syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Short Bowel Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Short Bowel Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Short Bowel Syndrome

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Short Bowel Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Short Bowel 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...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...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"...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 ...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...read more »

Short Bowel Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Short Bowel Syndrome

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Short Bowel Syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Short Bowel Syndrome

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Short Bowel Syndrome: Animations

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Clinical Trials for Short Bowel Syndrome

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Short Bowel Syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Short Bowel Syndrome

Short bowel syndrome is a group of problems affecting people who have had half or more of their small intestine removed. The most common reason for removing part of the small intestine is to treat Crohn's disease. (Source: excerpt from Short Bowel Syndrome: NIDDK)

Definitions of Short Bowel Syndrome:

A malabsorption syndrome resulting from extensive operative resection of the SMALL INTESTINE, the absorptive region of the GASTROINTESTINE TRACT. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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