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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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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Malabsorption syndrome as a symptom include:
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)
The list below shows some of the causes of Malabsorption syndrome mentioned in various sources:
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Malabsorption syndrome based
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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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