Chronic Diarrhea and Malabsorption (Including Short Gut Syndrome): Working Group Report of the First World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

@article{WalkerSmith2002ChronicDA,
  title={Chronic Diarrhea and Malabsorption (Including Short Gut Syndrome): Working Group Report of the First World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition},
  author={John A. Walker-Smith and John A. Barnard and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta and James E. Heubi and Ziomara Reeves and Jacques Schmitz},
  journal={Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition},
  year={2002},
  volume={35},
  pages={S98-S105}
}
I. SUMMARY OF THE PROBLEMDiarrhea is the main clinical expression of malabsorption. When such diarrhea is chronic, the associated general malabsorptive state results in malnutrition. In the classical descriptions of children with malabsorption syndromes, chronic diarrhea usually led to failure to gr 
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