TROPICAL SPRUE IN EXPATRIATES FROM THE TROPICS LIVING IN THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES

@article{Klipstein1969TROPICALSI,
  title={TROPICAL SPRUE IN EXPATRIATES FROM THE TROPICS LIVING IN THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES},
  author={FrederickA. Klipstein and J M Falaiye},
  journal={Medicine},
  year={1969},
  volume={48},
  pages={475}
}
The results of clinical, laboratory and therapeutic observations conducted over a seven year period in 40 expatriates from the tropics who presented in New York City with overt tropical sprue have been described. The majority of subjects presented with symptoms referable to the gastrointestinal tract, weight loss and weakness. Only nine were symptomatic at the time of arrival; the remainder developed symptoms within several months to 14 years after arrival. Thirty-five subjects had a… Expand
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