[Constipation and digestive bleeding as an atypical presentation of Whipple's disease].

Abstract

Whipple's disease is a rare systemic disease of infectious etiology. Its clinical presentation is highly variable. The most common symptoms are diarrhea, weight loss, abdominal pain and joint manifestations. Non-digestive manifestations frequently precede digestive symptoms by several years. For all these reasons, diagnosis is difficult. Definitive… (More)

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