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Malabsorption syndrome

Malabsorption syndrome: Introduction

Malabsorption syndrome: is an alteration in the ability of the intestine to absorb nutrients adequately into the bloodstream. See detailed information below for a list of 62 causes of Malabsorption syndrome, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Malabsorption syndrome: Symptom Checker

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Malabsorption syndrome: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Malabsorption syndrome

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Malabsorption syndrome: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Malabsorption syndrome

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Causes of Malabsorption syndrome listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Malabsorption syndrome as a symptom include:

Definitions of Malabsorption syndrome:

General term for a group of MALNUTRITION syndromes caused by failure of normal INTESTINAL ABSORPTION of nutrients.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

A pattern of symptoms including loss of appetite and bloating and weight loss and muscle pain and steatorrhea; associated with celiac disease and sprue and cystic fibrosis
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Malabsorption syndrome

The list below shows some of the causes of Malabsorption syndrome mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Malabsorption syndrome?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Malabsorption syndrome. Of the 62 causes of Malabsorption syndrome that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 2 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 5 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 52 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Malabsorption syndrome:

The following list of conditions have 'Malabsorption syndrome' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Malabsorption syndrome Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Malabsorption syndrome based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Malabsorption syndrome:

    Intestinal malabsorption
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Malabsorption syndrome:

    Medical Conditions associated with Malabsorption syndrome:

    Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Eating symptoms (2462 causes), Nutrition symptoms (614 causes), Food symptoms (1907 causes)

    Symptoms related to Malabsorption syndrome:

    Celiac disease, Traveller's diarrhea (6 causes), Cow's milk intolerance, Zollinger- Ellison syndrome, Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Bile salt malabsorption, Sucrose intolerance, Blind loops, Tropical sprue, Whipple's disease

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