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Short bowel syndrome

Disease definition

Short bowel syndrome is an intestinal failure due to either a congenital defect, intestinal infarction or extensive surgical resection of the intestinal tract that results in a functional small intestine of less than 200cm in length and is characterized by diarrhea, nutrient malabsoption, bowel dilation and dysmobility.

ORPHA:104008

  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: -
  • ICD-10: -
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0036992
  • MeSH: D012778
  • GARD: 1502
  • MedDRA: 10049416

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