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Atresia of small intestine

Atresia of small intestine: Introduction

Atresia of small intestine: A rare birth defect where developmental abnormalities result in a part of the small intestine being completely absent or blocked. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Atresia of small intestine is available below.

Symptoms of Atresia of small intestine

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Causes of Atresia of small intestine

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Atresia of small intestine: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Atresia of small intestine

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may 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 contains a variety of 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 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" 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 more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive more »

Atresia of small intestine: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Atresia of small intestine

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Atresia of small intestine: Rare Types

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Atresia of small intestine: Animations

Statistics for Atresia of small intestine

Atresia of small intestine: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Atresia of small intestine:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Atresia of small intestine as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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