Diagnosing small bowel malabsorption: a review

@article{Papadia2012DiagnosingSB,
  title={Diagnosing small bowel malabsorption: a review},
  author={C. Papadia and A. Sabatino and G. Corazza and A. Forbes},
  journal={Internal and Emergency Medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={9},
  pages={3-8}
}
Malabsorption encompasses dysfunctions occurring during the digestion and absorption of nutrients. A small proportion of patients presents with chronic diarrhoea. A clinical history supportive of malabsorption may guide investigations toward either the small bowel or pancreas. Serological testing for coeliac disease will determine most cases without invasive investigations. In the clinical context of persisting weight loss and malnutrition, small bowel enteropathy may be investigated with small… Expand
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