Malabsorption syndromes


Malabsorption syndromes

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 64%
Ease of Revision 7.3 / 10

Question Pattern

Not mush focus on treatment part. Most questions focus on the clinical findings and the investigation part.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Causes of Travelers’ diarrhea
  • Schilling test
  • Investigations in Malabsorption Syndrome
  • Abetalipoproteinemia
  • Celiac disease
  • MC CNS manifestation associated with Whipple’s disease
  • Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
  • Bile acid diarrhea
  • Pancreatic insufficiency

Suggested Revision

  • Diagnosis of refractory celiac disease
  • Osmotic diarrhea
  • Whipple’s disease
  • Protein malabsorption
  • Causes of malabsorption
  • Features of malabsorption syndrome
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • Tropical sprue

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