Chronic enteropathy: clinical aspects.

  title={Chronic enteropathy: clinical aspects.},
  author={Troy E Gibbons and G. Fuchs},
  journal={Nestle Nutrition workshop series. Paediatric programme},
          89-101; discussion 102-4
Diarrheal disease is a major cause of childhood morbidity and mortality worldwide. Chronic enteropathy with subsequent persistent diarrhea and associated vicious cycles of malnutrition, increased gut permeability and secondary immunodeficiency are particularly devastating in the childhood population. The major causes of chronic enteropathy differ significantly between developed countries and developing countries. In developed countries, infectious and postinfectious diarrhea as well as… Expand
Effect of Diarrhea on Anemia in Children
Poor sanitization, poor quality of drinking water, defecation in open in villages, leaching and drainage of human excreta in water bodies, poor medical facilities, and inaccessibility and ignorance to hygiene are a few prominent and profound factors for prevalence and incidence of diarrhea. Expand
Dietary Methods to Treat Acute Gastroenteritis
Recent advances in public health infrastructure have dramatically reduced the incidence of bacterial and parasitic GE in developing countries with improvements in the treatment and delivery of water, but viral GE has not demonstrated the same decline. Expand
The approach to children with recurrent infections.
T careful medical history taking and physical examination with more attention to warning PIDs signs and symptoms are essential to distinguish those children with underlying PIDs from those who are normal or having other underlying disorders. Expand
Prevalence of Diarrhoea and its association with Wasting, Age, and Gender in Children below Five years of age
Diarrhea is invariably linked with age and acute malnutrition in children, who had acute malnutrition (wasting) and it was accompanied by hi ghly significant (p 3y-4y). Expand
Nutritional Anemia in Preschool Children
Iron deficiency anemia is integrated with high burden of diseases which are responsible for high morbidity and mortality in growing children especially in developing countries, and non-nutritional factors like helminthic infestation, malaria, tuberculosis and diarrhoea affecting the children are equally responsible for nutritional anemia. Expand
A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Rifaximin, a Nonabsorbable Antibiotic, in the Treatment of Tropical Enteropathy
Rifaximin had no effect on the tropical enteropathy of 3–5-year-old Malawian children, suggesting that small-bowel bacterial overgrowth is not an important etiological factor in this condition. Expand
Diagnosis and management of Non‐IgE gastrointestinal allergies in breastfed infants—An EAACI Position Paper
This publication aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the clinical spectrum of non–IgE‐mediated allergies in breastfed infants with practice points for healthcare professionals. Expand
Small intestine CD4+ cell reduction and enteropathy in simian/human immunodeficiency virus KS661-infected rhesus macaques in the presence of low viral load.
In conclusion, intestinal disorders including CD4(+) cell reduction and abnormal immune activation can be observed in SHIV-KS661-infected macaques independent of virus replication levels. Expand
Problems in Children With ASDs Recommendations for Evaluation and Treatment of Common Gastrointestinal
These guidelines help health care providers determine when gastrointestinal symptoms are self-limited and when evaluation beyond a thorough medical history and physical examination should be considered. Expand
Knowledge , Attitude and Practice ( KAP ) of Mothers on the use of Oral Rehydration Salt ( ORS ) in Children with Diarrhoea : A Cross-Sectional Survey Conducted at Darul-Sehat Hospital , Karachi
Objective: To assess knowledge, attitude and practices of mothers on the use of ORS in diarrhoea in children Method: This cross-sectional KAP study was conducted in the Department of Paediatrics,Expand


Safety and efficacy of an attenuated vaccine against severe rotavirus gastroenteritis.
Two oral doses of the live attenuated G1P[8] HRV vaccine were highly efficacious in protecting infants against severe rotavirus gastroenteritis, significantly reduced the rate of severe gastroenteropathy from any cause, and were not associated with an increased risk of intussusception. Expand