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    Medical Reference Related to Digestive Disorders

    1. 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 ...

    2. Polycythemia Vera

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Polycythemia Vera 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. Diverticulosis

      Diverticulosis is characterized by small sac-like protrusions (hernias) of inner intestinal tissue through the muscular wall of the large intestine (colon). These protrusions are called diverticula and may occur in any part of the colon,but most frequently are found in the lowest part (sigmoid).. ...

    4. Celiac Disease

      Celiac disease is a digestive disorder characterized by intolerance to dietary gluten,which is a protein found in wheat,rye,and barley. Consumption of gluten leads to abnormal changes of the mucous membrane (mucosa) of the small intestine,impairing its ability to properly absorb fats and additional nutrients during digestion (intestinal malabsorption). Symptom onset may occur during ...

    5. 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 ...

    6. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Cholangitis, Primary Sclerosing 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. ...

    7. Achalasia

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Achalasia 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. Cirrhosis, Primary Biliary

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Cirrhosis, Primary Biliary 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. ...

    9. Wandering Spleen

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Wandering Spleen 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. Wilson's Disease

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Wilson's 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. ...

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