A Simple Guide to Celiac Disease and Malabsorption Diseases by Kenneth Kee
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 27.
Approx. 5,050 words.
Published on November 16, 2012.
What is Malabsorption syndrome?
Malabsorption syndrome is a disease resulting from impaired intestinal absorption of nutrients.
What are the causes of Malabsorption syndrome?
Malabsorption syndrome is usually caused by the following:
A. Intraluminal defects
1. Pancreatic enzymes or bile salt deficiencies
2. Gastric or intestinal resection as a result of cancer or obstruction