"Blind Loop Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A malabsorption syndrome that is associated with a blind loop in the upper SMALL INTESTINE that is characterized by the lack of peristaltic movement, stasis of INTESTINAL CONTENTS, and the overgrowth of BACTERIA. Such bacterial overgrowth interferes with BILE SALTS action, FATTY ACIDS processing, MICROVILLI integrity, and the ABSORPTION of nutrients such as VITAMIN B12 and FOLIC ACID.
|Blind Loop Syndrome
- Blind Loop Syndrome
- Syndrome, Blind Loop
- Stagnant Loop Syndrome
- Loop Syndrome, Stagnant
- Loop Syndromes, Stagnant
- Stagnant Loop Syndromes
- Syndrome, Stagnant Loop
- Syndromes, Stagnant Loop
- Bacterial Overgrowth Syndrome
- Syndrome, Bacterial Overgrowth
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