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 Disease: A rare disorder characterized by chronic diarrhea and progressive wasting.