Sprue, Tropical

Known as: DIARRHEA, TROPICAL, tropical diarrhea, Idiopathic Tropical Malabsorption Syndrome 
A rare disorder of the digestive tract characterized by malabsorption and anemia. It is likely caused by infection leading to small intestinal… (More)
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2014
2014
Tropical sprue is an acquired chronic diarrheal disorder of unclear etiology affecting residents of and visitors to tropical… (More)
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2010
2010
Tropical sprue (TS), although endemic in certain tropical regions of the world, is rarely seen in North America and Europe… (More)
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND Intestinal lesions in celiac disease (CD) and tropical sprue (TS) can be patchy. Improved endoscopic identification of… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND In tropical sprue (TS), response to antibiotics may suggest a role for bacterial contamination of the small bowel… (More)
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1988
1988
A retrovirus involvement in the etiology of certain neurological diseases is currently an area of intense interest. Tropical… (More)
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1986
1986
In 27 Puerto Rican patients with tropical sprue proven by intestinal biopsy and clinical response to folic acid, HLA type was… (More)
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1985
1985
The complications of non-tropical sprue were registered in 100 patients seen during an 18-year period. The patients had a… (More)
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1984
1984
Postinfective tropical malabsorption (TM; tropical sprue) starts with an acute intestinal infection (bacterial, viral, or… (More)
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1973
1973
The factors responsible for colonization of the small intestine by enterotoxigenic coliform bacteria in Puerto Ricans with… (More)
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1967
1967
Water and electrolyte movement in the jejunum of normal subjects and patients with sprue was measured during perfusion with… (More)
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