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an abnormal deficiency or absence of free hydrochloric acid in the gastric juice

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Others before him had appreciated that achlorhydria and anemia were associated, but no causal relationship had been demonstrated.
In this respect, achlorhydria due to atrophic gastritis, the production of ammonia, or both, which are characteristic of [Helicobacter] pylori infection, may alter the ionization status and the conformational characteristics of the thyroxine molecule and thus the efficiency of intestinal absorption of the hormone.
51) Glucagonoma syndrome includes necrolytic migratory erythema, stomatitis, angular cheilitis, glossitis, diabetes mellitus, anemia, achlorhydria, weight loss, and hypercoagulability.
The hypothesis is supported by anecdotal observations in patients with achlorhydria or ileostoma, respectively.
Causes of Iron Deficiency Anemia Hiatal hernia Inflammatory bowel disease Esophageal varices Duodenitis Gastritis Intrahepatic bleeding Peptic ulcer disease Sprue (celiac disease) Diverticulosis Gastroenteritis Hemorrhoids Atrophic gastritis with achlorhydria Cholelithiasis Malabsorption Intravascular hemolysis Genitourinary blood loss
4)The conditions that define the high-risk groups include alcoholism, liver disease, cancer, diabetes, kidney disease, steroid dependency, AIDS, chronic intestinal disease, achlorhydria, and hemochromatosis/hemosiderosis.
Those products at an early stage of development have novel mechanisms of action and are focused on addressing the cause of GERD, as well as relief of symptoms such as achlorhydria (absent acid secretion).
Heidelberg testing reveals achlorhydria, frank hypochlorhydria, and hidden hypochlorhydria and allows individualization of dosing.
Achlorhydria has been recognized as an associated feature of iron deficiency anaemia for many years.
He described the role of achlorhydria and the absence of intrinsic factors in the pathogenesis of pernicious anemia.
These conditions include decreased stomach acidity resulting from achlorhydria or a possibly increased use of medications such as histamine-2 receptor blockers or proton-pump inhibitors, medications that are becoming increasingly recognized in association with CDAD (31,32).