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Disease Blind Loop Syndrome

Name Blind Loop Syndrome
Synonyms Bacterial Overgrowth Syndrome | Loop Syndromes, Stagnant | Loop Syndrome, Stagnant | Stagnant Loop Syndrome | Stagnant Loop Syndromes | Syndrome, Bacterial Overgrowth | Syndrome, Blind Loop | Syndromes, Stagnant Loop | Syndrome, Stagnant Loop
Definition A malabsorption syndrome that is associated with a blind loop in the upper SMALL INTESTINE that is characterized by the lack of peristaltic movement, stasis of INTESTINAL CONTENTS, and the overgrowth of BACTERIA. Such bacterial overgrowth interferes with BILE SALTS action, FATTY ACIDS processing, MICROVILLI integrity, and the ABSORPTION of nutrients such as VITAMIN B12 and FOLIC ACID.
Categories Digestive system disease | Metabolic disease
MeSH® ID D001765
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1. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Intestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Malabsorption Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Blind Loop Syndrome
2. DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Malabsorption Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Blind Loop Syndrome

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