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Clinical Features of Acquired Fructose Intolerance (AFI)

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A patient may become intolerant of a fructose load over time. Fructose is normally absorbed in the duodenum. If the person is unable to absorb the fructose then the carbohydrate will pass into the colon where it is converted by the bacteria into gas.

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