Gastro Intestinal System
Intractable diarrhoea in children is caused by all except-(AIIMS May 2014)
a. Infiactable diafthea is defas, chronic or recurring diarrhea not obviously or early diagnosed as to etiology.
b. Chronic diarrhea is defas diarrhea lasting > 4 weeks.
c. Intractable diarrhea is caused by -
o Cystic fibrosis o Congenital enterokinase & Trypsinogen deficiencies
o Bile duct atresia o Food protein sensitivity (Cow's milk protein intolerance)
o Abetalipoproteinemia o Carbohydrateintolerance
o Secretory diarrhoea o Diarrhoea due to exocrine pancreas deficiency
Giardiasis causes infectious type of diarrhea which responses to artiprotozoal therapy.