Post gastrectomy syndrome; Stagnant loop; Overgrowth - intestinal bacteria; Gastrojejunal loop obstruction; Afferent loop syndrome; Bacterial overgrowth - intestine
Intestinal bacterial overgrowth occurs when the normal bacterial population of the gut has been eradicated. This is caused by a variety of disorders. Symptoms include abdominal pain and diarrhea. Severe cases lead to malnutrition.
by David A. Scott, M.D.
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