Maldigestion and malabsorption of dietary lipid during severe childhood malnutrition.

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BACKGROUND Diets rich in lipid are used to provide energy density in treating children with severe malnutrition, but the extent to which their digestion and absorption can cope with the load effectively is uncertain. AIM To determine the extent of impaired digestion or absorption, in three groups of eight malnourished children (aged 5-23 months) using… (More)

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@article{Murphy2002MaldigestionAM, title={Maldigestion and malabsorption of dietary lipid during severe childhood malnutrition.}, author={J. L. Murphy and Asha V Badaloo and Brian R Chambers and Terrence E. Forrester and Stephen A. Wootton and A. A. Jackson}, journal={Archives of disease in childhood}, year={2002}, volume={87 6}, pages={522-5} }