"Lactose Intolerance" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The condition resulting from the absence or deficiency of LACTASE in the MUCOSA cells of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, and the inability to break down LACTOSE in milk for ABSORPTION. Bacterial fermentation of the unabsorbed lactose leads to symptoms that range from a mild indigestion (DYSPEPSIA) to severe DIARRHEA. Lactose intolerance may be an inborn error or acquired.
- Lactose Intolerance
- Intolerance, Lactose
- Milk Sugar Intolerance
- Lactose Malabsorption
- Malabsorption, Lactose
- Dairy Product Intolerance
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Lactose Intolerance" by people in Profiles.
Nwosu BU, Maranda L. Vitamin D Status and Adiposity in Pediatric Malabsorption Syndromes. Digestion. 2015; 92(1):1-7.
Setty-Shah N, Maranda L, Candela N, Fong J, Dahod I, Rogol AD, Nwosu BU. Lactose intolerance: lack of evidence for short stature or vitamin D deficiency in prepubertal children. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10):e78653.
Nicolaescu T, Stoiculescu P, Bittman E, Stoenescu R, Oana A. [Absence of enteral lactase in intestinal physiopathology]. Rev Roum Physiol. 1971; 8(2):129-33.
Nicolaescu T, Stoiculescu P, Bittman E, Schiau S, Stoenescu R, Oana A. Chronic dysenzymatic enteropathy; its relationship to chronic functional colopathy. Rom Med Rev. 1970 Oct-Dec; 14(4):18-23.
Nicolaescu T, Stoiculescu P, Bittman E, Schiau S, Stoenescu R, Oana A. [Dysenzymatic chronic enteropathy; its relationship to functional chronic colopathy]. Med Interna (Bucur). 1970 May; 22(5):547-54.