[Therapy of constipation with wheat bran in infancy and early childhood].

Abstract

In 22 infants and children aged 6 to 62 months (mean = 23 months) with severe constipation a commercially produced solid food containing 4.2 g wheat bran was used for 41 days. Acceptance was satisfactory, compatibility was reported to be good. In 86% of the children normal bowel movements appeared within 8.2 days of therapy. Blood levels of hemoglobin… (More)

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