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Malabsorption

Malabsorption is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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Etiology

  • Small bowel: celiac sprue, Whipple’s disease, tropical sprue, eosinophilic gastroenteritis, small bowel resection, Crohn’s disease
  • Lymphatic obstruction: lymphoma, carcinoid, tuberculosis, Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), Kaposi’s sarcoma, sarcoidosis, retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • Pancreatic insufficiency: chronic pancreatitis, cystic fibrosis, pancreatic cancer
  • Bacterial overgrowth, eg, diabetes
  • Reduced bile salts: ileal resection, Crohn’s disease, postcholecystectomy
  • Strongyloidiasis

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Malabsorption." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114480/all/Malabsorption.
Zeiger RF. Malabsorption. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114480/all/Malabsorption. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Malabsorption. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114480/all/Malabsorption
Zeiger RF. Malabsorption [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114480/all/Malabsorption.
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