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    Medical Reference Related to Digestive Disorders

    1. Short Bowel Syndrome

      Summary Short bowel syndrome is a complex disease that occurs due to the physical loss or the loss of function of a portion of the small and/or large intestine. Consequently,individuals with short bowel syndrome often have a reduced ability to absorb nutrients such as fats,carbohydrates (sugars) vitamins,minerals,trace elements and fluids (malabsorption). The specific symptoms and severity ...

    2. Gastritis, Chronic, Erosive

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Gastritis, Chronic, Erosive is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

    3. Mallory Weiss Syndrome

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Mallory Weiss Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

    4. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

      Irritable Bowel Syndrome,also known as Spastic Colon or Mucous Colitis,is a digestive disorder characterized by an abnormal increase in the mobility of the intestines (small and large). Symptoms may include abdominal pain,constipation,and diarrhea. This disorder is common; about 50 percent of all gastrointestinal problems are associated with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. There is no organic ...

    5. Colitis, Collagenous

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Colitis, Collagenous is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

    6. Hirschsprung's Disease

      Hirschsprung's disease (HSCR) is characterized by the absence of particular nerve cells (ganglions) in a segment of the bowel. The absence of ganglion cells causes the muscles to lose their ability to move the stool through the intestine (peristalsis). Constipation occurs and obstruction of the colon becomes more obvious and perhaps painful. HSCR can occur as an isolated problem or as part of ...

    7. Polycystic Liver Disease

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Polycystic Liver Disease is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

    8. Crohn's Disease

      Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease characterized by severe,chronic inflammation of the intestinal wall or any portion of the gastrointestinal tract. The lower portion of the small intestine (ileum) and the rectum are most commonly affected by this disorder. Symptoms may include watery diarrhea,abdominal pain,fever,and weight loss. The symptoms of Crohn's disease can be ...

    9. Menetrier Disease

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Menetrier Disease is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

    10. Gastritis, Giant Hypertrophic

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Gastritis, Giant Hypertrophic is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

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