achlorhydria


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

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6,7] A more likely mechanism is decreased iron absorption from hypo or achlorhydria resulting from chronic gastritis.
Watery diarrhea, hypokalemia and achlorhydria syndrome which was described by Verner and Morrison (1) in 1958 for the first time (WDHA) is a rare cause of chronic secretory diarrhea arising from a vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) secreting tumor.
B12 deficiencies may be seen in patients with gastrointestinal illness, older adults with achlorhydria, and vegans and vegetarians, in whom B12 intake can be low.
Consequently, in states of gastrin hypersecretion, such as achlorhydria and gastrinomas, the longer gastrin peptides predominate in plasma (19, 20).
Achlorhydria does not protect against benign upper gastrointestinal ulcers during NSAID use.
To date, the only studies that have examined the impact of PPIs on intestinal calcium absorption were limited by the health status of the participants--all either had renal failure and were on hemodialysis or had hypo- or achlorhydria, chronic conditions known to adversely affect calcium metabolism.
Continued use of these agents can in turn lead to a plethora of side effects ranging from dryness of mouth to achlorhydria, atrophic gastritis, osteodystrophy and encephalopathy (5).
achlorhydria in certain disorders or following gastric resection; chronic diarrhea associate with disorders such as celiac disease, sprue or resection of the small bowel; and the absence of factors needed for iron absorption).
With hypo or achlorhydria resulting in increase in stomach pH and atrophy with loss of parietal cells that harbor H pylori, the patient eventually may be negative for H pylori and thus resemble Type 1 autoimmune gastritis.
The predominance of HIV-positive homosexual men in the outbreak may be due to more symptomatic disease (from compromised cell-mediated immunity or achlorhydria [3]), more unprotected sex with other HIV-positive men (4), and greater likelihood of seeking healthcare.
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.
pylori infection is mostly associated with gastric hypoacidity and achlorhydria (6).