WDHA syndrome: Introduction
WDHA syndrome: A syndrome characterized by watery diarrhea, hypokalemia and achlorhydria.
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causes, and treatments of WDHA syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of WDHA syndrome
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WDHA syndrome: Complications
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Causes of WDHA syndrome
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WDHA syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and WDHA 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...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 digestive system...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" bacteria in the gut....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)...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 course, also fail to be...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 (see symptoms of
celiac disease)....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 »
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WDHA syndrome: Rare Types
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Definitions of WDHA syndrome:
An often clinically aggressive endocrine neoplasm located in the pancreas or small intestine. It is composed of cells containing vasoactive intestinal peptide. It may cause intractable diarrhea and metabolic disturbances. --2003
- (Source - Diseases Database)
WDHA syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that WDHA syndrome, or a subtype of WDHA syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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