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Congenital lactase deficiency

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Disease definition

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.


Classification level: Disorder

Prevalence: -

Inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Age of onset:

ICD-10: E73.0

ICD-11: 5C61.61

OMIM: 223000

UMLS: C0268179

MeSH: C562600

MedDRA: 10086148

A summary on this disease is available in Español (2012) Deutsch (2012) Italiano (2012) Nederlands (2012) Ελληνικά (2012.pdf)
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