fructose malabsorption


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fruc·tose mal·ab·sorp·tion

an inborn error in metabolism in which oral d-fructose is incompletely absorbed; results in abdominal symptoms and diarrhea.

fruc·tose mal·ab·sorp·tion

(fruktōs malăb-sōrpshŭn)
Inborn error in metabolism in which oral d-fructose is incompletely absorbed; results in abdominal upset and diarrhea.
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He/she may order tests for celiac disease, lactose intolerance, and fructose malabsorption, among other diagnostics.
legumes, lentils, cabbage, and brussels sprouts), and lactose- and fructose-containing foods, if lactose and fructose malabsorption, respectively, are demonstrated.
She may be one of around 35% of the population that suffers from a condition called fructose malabsorption (FM).
Washington, July 8 ( ANI ): People with fructose malabsorption - a food intolerance that is as complicated as it is common - are turning to low FODMAP diet, which stands for six sugars, to tackle the condition.
Some people can even suffer from fructose malabsorption EoAC" a digestive disorder that causes the fructose bulk to stay in the intestine, causing bloating, diarrhoea and sometimes vomiting.
The symptoms of IBS often overlap with such conditions as celiac disease, GERD, fructose malabsorption or infectious gastroenteritis.
Because of her chronic intestinal symptoms, the patient was referred to our laboratory to confirm or exclude fructose malabsorption, one of the most frequent causes of diarrhea in childhood (Table 1).
Patients with irritable bowel syndrome and fructose malabsorption appeared to benefit from a diet that restricted intake of fructose and fructans, Susan J.
These findings "represent the first high-level evidence" that poorly absorbed short-chain carbohydrates--fructose and fructans--are dietary triggers for the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in patients who also have fructose malabsorption.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Fructose malabsorption may be a common cause of functional bowel disorders in children.
In 7 of the 15 subjects, a breath hydrogen level above 20 ppm indicated fructose malabsorption.
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