Chronic infantile diarrhea due to guanylate cyclase 2C overactivity
A rare genetic intestinal disease characterized by early-onset chronic diarrhea and intestinal inflammation due to overactivity of guanylate cyclase 2C. Additional manifestations include meteorism dehydration metabolic acidosis and electrolyte disturbances. Intestinal dysmotility small-bowel obstruction and esophagitis (with or without esophageal hernia) as well as irritable bowel syndrome (without severe abdominal pain) and Crohn’s disease are frequently associated.
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