chloridorrhea

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chloridorrhea

 [klor″īd-o-re´ah]
diarrhea with an excess of chlorides in the stool.

chlor·i·dor·rhea

(klō-rid-ō-rē'ă),
A congenital autosomal recessive condition of intestinal chloride malabsorption, with intrauterine and life-long diarrhea. MIM #214700 (as chloride diarrhea, familial); gene map locus 7q22-q31.1
[chloride + -rrhea]

chloridorrhea

/chlor·id·or·rhea/ (klor″i-dor´e-ah) diarrhea with an excess of chlorides in the stool.

chloridorrhea

diarrhea with an excess of chlorides in the stool.
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The disorder, congenital chloride diarrhea, can cause severe dehydration and serious metabolic disturbances in newborns if not treated quickly.
Congenital chloride diarrhea is so rare, with only about 250 total cases reported worldwide, that infants with the disease are often erroneously treated for other diarrhea-causing ailments.
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