Congenital lactose malabsorption.

  title={Congenital lactose malabsorption.},
  author={Bernard Levin and Jolly Abraham and Elizabeth A. Burgess and Patricia Wallis},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={45 240},
Levin, B., Abraham, J. M., Burgess, E. A., and Waffis, P. G. (1970). Archives of Disease in Childhood, 45, 173. Congenital lactose malabsorption. A breastfed female infant is described who developed from the third day of life a severe watery diarrhoea, with weight loss. This ceased when lactose was omitted from the feeds and returned when it was resumed. Intolerance to this carbohydrate was confirmed by a lactose tolerance test which showed inability to hydrolyse the disaccharide. Absorption of… CONTINUE READING


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