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What is Congenital chloride diarrhea?

What is Congenital chloride diarrhea?

  • Congenital chloride diarrhea: A rare birth disorder where the intestines don't absorb electrolytes properly (especially chloride) which leads to electrolyte imbalance which is potentially fatal if untreated. Symptoms often start while the infant is still inside the womb.

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

Congenital chloride diarrhea: Introduction

Types of Congenital chloride diarrhea:

Broader types of Congenital chloride diarrhea:

How serious is Congenital chloride diarrhea?

Complications of Congenital chloride diarrhea: see complications of Congenital chloride diarrhea

What causes Congenital chloride diarrhea?

Causes of Congenital chloride diarrhea: see causes of Congenital chloride diarrhea

What are the symptoms of Congenital chloride diarrhea?

Symptoms of Congenital chloride diarrhea: see symptoms of Congenital chloride diarrhea

Complications of Congenital chloride diarrhea: see complications of Congenital chloride diarrhea

Onset of Congenital chloride diarrhea: usually within weeks of birth

Congenital chloride diarrhea: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Congenital chloride diarrhea.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Congenital chloride diarrhea.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Congenital chloride diarrhea: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Congenital chloride diarrhea.
Treatments for Congenital chloride diarrhea: see treatments for Congenital chloride diarrhea
Research for Congenital chloride diarrhea: see research for Congenital chloride diarrhea

Name and Aliases of Congenital chloride diarrhea

Main name of condition: Congenital chloride diarrhea

Other names or spellings for Congenital chloride diarrhea:

Chloridorrhea, congenital, CLD, Diarrhea 1, secretory chloride, congenital, DIAR1, Congenital chloridorrhea, Darrow-Gamble disease

 

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