Gastroenterology Quiz #22: Malabsorption Syndromes

1. A 30-year-old woman presents with chronic diarrhea, abdominal bloating, and significant weight loss over the past six months. She also reports a pruritic, blistering rash on her elbows. Laboratory tests reveal iron deficiency anemia. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? 

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2. A 45-year-old man with a history of chronic pancreatitis presents with greasy, foul-smelling stools, and weight loss. Stool studies show increased fecal fat content. Which of the following is the most likely cause of his malabsorption? 

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3. A 25-year-old woman presents with chronic diarrhea, abdominal pain, and bloating. She recently returned from a 3-month trip to Southeast Asia. Her symptoms started two weeks after returning. A small bowel biopsy shows blunting of the villi and inflammatory infiltrates in the lamina propria. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? 

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4. A 60-year-old man presents with a 1-year history of diarrhea, weight loss, and joint pain. He mentions that his symptoms seem to worsen with milk products. A lactose tolerance test shows a rise in blood glucose of less than 20 mg/dL after lactose ingestion. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? 

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5. A 35-year-old man is diagnosed with Whipple's disease after presenting with symptoms of malabsorption, arthralgia, and cardiac symptoms. Which of the following organisms is responsible for this condition? 

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