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Multiple intestinal atresia

Disease definition

Multiple intestinal atresia is a rare form of intestinal atresia characterized by the presence of numerous atresic segments in the small bowel (duodenum) or large bowel and leading to symptoms of intestinal obstruction: vomiting, abdominal bloating and inability to pass meconium in newborns.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Familial intestinal polyatresia syndrome
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q43.8
  • OMIM: 243150
  • UMLS: C0220744
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 3013
  • MedDRA: 10028210
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