malabsorption syndrome

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Noun1.malabsorption syndrome - a pattern of symptoms including loss of appetite and bloating and weight loss and muscle pain and steatorrheamalabsorption syndrome - a pattern of symptoms including loss of appetite and bloating and weight loss and muscle pain and steatorrhea; associated with celiac disease and sprue and cystic fibrosis
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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mal·ab·sorp·tion syn·drome

n. síndrome de malabsorción, condición gastrointestinal con trastornos múltiples causada por absorción inadecuada de alimentos.
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Short bowel syndrome (SBS) is a malabsorption syndrome caused as a result of the small intestine not functioning efficiently.
The classic (known also as intestinal) symptoms include: malabsorption syndrome consisting of diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting and as a result - malnutrition and growth disorders.
Malabsorption syndrome where your intestine isn't absorbing nutrients from your food.
Hypogammaglobulinemia may be a late consequence of rituximab therapy, predisposing patients to recurrent bacterial infections, chronic diarrhea, and malabsorption syndrome due to bacterial overgrowth and small bowel villi atrophy.
In the months prior to presentation to Gastroenterology, an extensive medical workup performed as an outpatient was negative for prostate cancer recurrence, new malignancy, autoimmunity, or an identifiable malabsorption syndrome including celiac disease and pancreatic insufficiency.
"When the calf did not gain weight, we began to suspect a genetic abnormality or some type of malabsorption syndrome that the calf was born with, that did not allow her to absorb the nutrients as she should.
Malabsorption syndrome as the main symptom: A case report of Good's syndrome with malabsorption syndrome and literatures review (in Chinese).
Exclusion criteria consisted of presence of red flag symptoms (weight loss, blood in stools, nocturnal symptoms, any family history of GI malignancy, feeling of lump in epigastrium, persiste nt vomiting), diagnosed inflammatory bowel disease, malabsorption syndrome, diagnosed/clinically suspected infective diarrhea, and patients not giving consent.
At the time of trial, she used a colostomy bag and had a malabsorption syndrome that required frequent intravenous treatment for dehydration.
Descriptions of the symptoms of this disease, including pain, steatorrhea, malabsorption syndrome, and weight loss, are found in almost all medical books, textbooks, and articles.
For example, a baby with a left-to-right cardiac shunt or malabsorption syndrome requires more frequent weighing than other infants.
Nazish Butt discussed malabsorption syndrome and celiac disease.