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Congenital short bowel syndrome

Disease definition

Congenital short bowel syndrome is a rare intestinal disorder of neonates of unknown etiology. Patients are born with a short small bowel (less than 75 cm in length) that compromises proper intestinal absorption and leads chronic diarrhea, vomiting and failure to thrive.

ORPHA:2301

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive or X-linked recessive 
  • Age of onset: Neonatal, Infancy
  • ICD-10: Q43.8
  • OMIM: 300048  615237
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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