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Crohn’s Disease

What Is Crohn’s Disease? Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease characterized by patchy inflamed areas involving the full thickness of the intestinal wall that can occur anywhere in the intestinal tract, in addition to, mucosal disease. In Crohn’s disease ...

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Gluten Sensitive Enteropathy (Active Celiac Disease)

What Is Gluten Sensitive Enteropathy? Gluten sensitive enteropathy is active celiac disease characterized by inflammation of the small intestinal mucosa that results from an inherited immunologic intolerance to ingested gluten. Q: What does the inflammation do to the mucosa in the small ...

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Steatorrhea

What Is Steatorrhea? Steatorrhea is a condition of abnormal stool composition and consistency that is due to high fat content because fat from food is not  digested and absorbed into the body but rather passes out with stool.1 Q: How ...

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Kidney Stones (Renal Calculi): definition

Hard formations in the kidneys composed mainly of calcium oxalate, also uric acid and cystine, and varying in size from microscopic crystals to several centimeters in diameter. Click for full description.

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Hypomagnesemia (Low Blood Magnesium): definition

The level of magnesium in the bloodstream is too low to meet metabolic needs of the body for this mineral.

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