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.
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causes, and treatments of Intestinal lymphangiectasis is available below.
Symptoms of Intestinal lymphangiectasis
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symptoms of Intestinal lymphangiectasis
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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, whereas...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....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...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...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 diagnosed with fatal...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...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 known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon...read more »
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Intestinal lymphangiectasis: Rare Types
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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.
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