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Congenital lactase deficiency

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Inheritance Autosomal recessive
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  • E73.0
  • C0268179
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Congenital lactase deficiency is a rare severe gastrointestinal disorder in newborns primarily reported in Finland and characterized clinically by watery diarrhea on feeding with breast-milk or lactose-containing formula.

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