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Intestinal lymphangiectasis

Intestinal lymphangiectasis: Introduction

Intestinal lymphangiectasis: A dilated intestinal lymph vessel. Symptoms depend on the location and extent of the abnormality. It may be a congenital or acquired condition. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Intestinal lymphangiectasis is available below.

Symptoms of Intestinal lymphangiectasis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Intestinal lymphangiectasis: Complications

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Causes of Intestinal lymphangiectasis

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Intestinal lymphangiectasis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Intestinal lymphangiectasis

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 bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, 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 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 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. 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 diagnosed with 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 diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, more »

Intestinal lymphangiectasis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Intestinal lymphangiectasis

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Intestinal lymphangiectasis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Intestinal lymphangiectasis

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Definitions of Intestinal lymphangiectasis:

Dilatation of the intestinal lymphatic system usually caused by an obstruction in the intestinal wall. It may be congenital or acquired and is characterized by DIARRHEA; HYPOPROTEINEMIA; peripheral and/or abdominal EDEMA; and PROTEIN-LOSING ENTEROPATHIES. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Related Intestinal lymphangiectasis Info

More information about Intestinal lymphangiectasis

  1. Intestinal lymphangiectasis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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