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Descriptor English:   Lactose Intolerance 
Descriptor Spanish:   Intolerancia a la Lactosa 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Intolerância à Lactose 
Synonyms English:   Alactasia
Dairy Product Intolerance
Hypolactasia
Intolerance, Lactose
Lactose Malabsorption
Malabsorption, Lactose
Milk Sugar Intolerance  
Tree Number:   C06.405.469.637.506
C16.320.565.202.589
C18.452.603.506
C18.452.648.202.589
Definition English:   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. 
History Note English:   67(64) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   7964 
Unique Identifier:   D007787 

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