Review article: Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, bile acid malabsorption and gluten intolerance as possible causes of chronic watery diarrhoea.

@article{Fan2009ReviewAS,
  title={Review article: Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, bile acid malabsorption and gluten intolerance as possible causes of chronic watery diarrhoea.},
  author={Xiuzhen Fan and Joseph H. Sellin},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2009},
  volume={29 10},
  pages={1069-77}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic watery diarrhoea is one of the most common symptoms prompting GI evaluation. Recently, new diagnostic considerations have emerged as possible factors in chronic diarrhoea. AIM To review available data regarding diagnosis and treatment of chronic diarrhoea with an emphasis on bacterial overgrowth and bile acid malabsorption. METHODS A systematic search of the English language literature of chronic diarrhoea was performed focused on three possible aetiologies of diarrhoea… CONTINUE READING
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