Malabsorption disorder caused by the surgical removal of the small intestine, or rarely due to the complete dysfunction of a large segment of bowel. Most cases are acquired, although some children are born with a congenital short bowel. It usually does not develop unless more than two thirds of the small intestine have been removed.
An area of reddened, irritated, and inflamed skin. A rash may be localized in one part of the body, or affect the skin all over. Rashes may cause the skin to change color, itch, become warm, bumpy, dry, cracked or blistered, swell and may be painful. The causes, and therefore treatments for rashes, vary widely.
Allergologic test performed by pouring small drops of allergen extract on the skin of the forearm. The test is positive if red patches appear on the skin after some minutes. Skin Prick Tests detect specific IgE antibody. They can provide a limited indication of the likelihood that a patient will react to a particular food protein.
To expel air as a reflex induced by an irritation in the nose.
A treatment currently in wide use and approved by the government, considered to be effective for a specific disease or condition.
A perceived change in some function, sensation or appearance of a person that indicates a disease or disorder.