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  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. 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 ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. Extrahepatic Biliary Atresia

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Biliary Atresia, Extrahepatic 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. ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Cyclic Vomiting 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. ...

  8. Whipple Disease

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Whipple 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. ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Gastroenteritis, Eosinophilic 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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