Microvillus inclusion disease




Microvillus Inclusion Disease: A rare, inherited, progressive intestinal disease where a defect in the intestinal wall results in severe diarrhea after birth.


The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Microvillus Inclusion Disease includes the 9 symptoms listed below: * Chronic diarrhea * Dehydration * Acidosis * Retarded growth * Developmental delay * Severe diarrhea * Watery diarrhea * Malabsorption * Failure to thrive Note that Microvillus Inclusion Disease symptoms usually refers to various symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Microvillus Inclusion Disease signs may refer to those signs only noticable by a doctor.


Other Possible Causes of these Symptoms * Acidosis * Chronic diarrhea * Dehydration * Developmental delay * Failure to thrive * Malabsorption * Retarded growth * Severe diarrhea * Watery diarrhea


The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Microvillus Inclusion Disease. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Microvillus Inclusion Disease has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Microvillus Inclusion Disease signs or Microvillus Inclusion Disease symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Microvillus Inclusion Disease may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Microvillus Inclusion Disease symptoms.


It is nearly always fatal unless, like short bowel syndrome patients, treated with parenteral nutrition or an intestinal transplant. The patient is often classified as being in "intestinal failure" and treated with the cohort of patients known as "short bowel syndrome" patients