Symposium on diarrhea. 3. Investigation of chronic diarrhea.

  • A Groll
  • Published 1977 in Canadian Medical Association journal


The practical approach to the investigation of diarrhea must be logical and based on anatomic considerations. The site of the underlying disorder may be determined by the clinical picture, and the logic of investigation will be influenced by the history. Important specific investigation in a case of colonic diarrhea include a careful rectal examination… (More)


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