Chronic enteropathy: clinical aspects.

  title={Chronic enteropathy: clinical aspects.},
  author={Troy Gibbons and George J. 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… 

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