Below are diseases & conditions associated with the small intestine.  Your physician may recommend a procedure to diagnose or treat your condition.

Abetalipoproteinemia: An accumulation of fat and consequent malabsorption resulting in increased stool fat (white in appearance). 

Celiac Disease (Gluten Sensitive Enteropathy and Celiac Sprue): Characterized by poor food absorption and intolerance of gluten, which is a protein in wheat, oats, rye, barley and their products.

Crohn’s Disease: Mostly an inflammation of the intestinal lining (or anywhere between the mouth and anus. 

Duodenal Ulcer: Irritation and inflammation of the mucosa lining in the duodenum.  

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the umbrella that covers Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Malabsorption Syndrome: An abnormality of mucosal transport and/or intraluminal digestion of one or more dietary constituents. 

Meckel's Diverticulum: A congenital anomaly of the GI tract, resulting from incomplete separation of the fetal gut from the yolk sac.

Short Bowel Syndrome: A malabsorptive disorder that occurs as a result of a massive resection of the small bowel.

Whipple’s DiseaseA rare disorder characterized by chronic diarrhea and progressive wasting.   

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