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Duodenal atresia

Duodenal atresia: Introduction

Duodenal atresia: A rare birth defect where a portion of the small intestine is absent or completely closed off and the digestive products cannot pass through. It is usually associated with other birth defects. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Duodenal atresia is available below.

Symptoms of Duodenal atresia

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Duodenal atresia: Related Patient Stories

Duodenal atresia: Deaths

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Causes of Duodenal atresia

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Disease Topics Related To Duodenal atresia

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Duodenal atresia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Duodenal atresia

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Hospitals & Clinics: Duodenal atresia

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Duodenal atresia: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Duodenal atresia

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Duodenal atresia: Animations

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Duodenal atresia: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Duodenal atresia:

Duodenal atresia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Duodenal atresia, or a subtype of Duodenal atresia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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


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