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The surgery entails removing the stomach and attaching the esophagus to the small intestine.
Allulose is a monosaccharide…absorbed in the small intestine but not metabolized in the liver.
Crohn’s disease causes irritation in your digestive system, usually in your small intestine and the beginning of your large intestine, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases.
Weyker said her husband had an abscess the size of an orange removed from the space between his stomach and small intestine, in the abdominal cavity.
The most definitive test, though, is a biopsy of the small intestine to check for damage on a cellular level.
When patients with celiac disease eat gluten, their bodies attack their small intestine.
The small intestine was attached to his bowel and then surgeons had to wait.
He was hospitalized, but physicians were unaware of a perforated duodenum, a portion of the small intestine, the complaint says.
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: the long, narrow upper part of the intestine in which food is digested after it leaves the stomach
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