Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Intestinal Malabsorption Enzyme Deficiency

A number of enzymes are required for the breakdown and absorption of nutrients from the intestines. Abnormalities in any of these enzymes can cause malabsorption.

Conditions that cause malabsorption due to enzyme deficiencies include:

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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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