Related Conditions and Treatments
Cloacal exstrophy, also known as OEIS syndrome, occurs when a portion of the large intestine lies outside of the body.
Diarrhea is defined as watery stool, increased frequency of bowel movement or both.
Gastroschisis is an opening in the abdominal wall that appears during fetal development.
Hirschsprung's disease occurs when intestinal nerve cells don’t develop properly.
Intestinal Atresia and Stenosis
Intestinal atresia means that your child's intestines haven't formed correctly. In intestinal stenosis, the intestine has narrowed so much that it's difficult for nutrients to move through.
Intestinal Transporter and Enzyme Disorders
Intestinal transporter and enzyme disorders are rare genetic diseases of the intestine. Learn more from Boston Children’s Hospital.
Iron Deficiency Anemia
Iron deficiency anemia is a common blood disorder that occurs when red blood cell counts are low due to a lack of iron.
Microvillus Inclusion Disease (MVID)
Microvillus inclusion disease (MVID) is a rare genetic disease of the intestine that causes severe diarrhea and an inability to absorb nutrients.
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a serious intestinal illness in babies that results in the death of intestinal tissues.
Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS)
Short bowel syndrome, or "short gut," is a condition caused by the loss of a functioning small intestine.
TTC7A deficiency is a rare genetic disease that causes diarrhea, inflammation of the intestines, bowel obstructions, immune dysfunction, and an inability to absorb nutrients.
Trichohepatoenteric Syndrome (THE)
Trichohepatoenteric syndrome is an extremely rare genetic condition that affects a child’s hair, liver, and intestines.
Tufting enteropathy is a rare genetic disease of the intestine that causes severe diarrhea and an inability to absorb nutrients.