Tropical sprue

  • F. Klotz


Two centuries ago tropical sprue was identified as a chronic diarrhea syndrome with malabsorption of unknown etiology that affected patients living in tropical regions or who had lived in such regions.


Folic Acid Celiac Disease Pernicious Anemia Acute Diarrhea Tropical Sprue 
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Suggested reading

  1. Cook GC (1996) Tropical sprue: some early investigators favoured an infective cause, but was a coccidian protozoan involved? Gut 39:428–429CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Rambaud JC, Ngo Y (1993) Traitment des infections bactériennes chroniques de l’intestin grele, pullulations bactériennes chroniques, sprue tropicale et maladie de Whipple. Ann Gastroeneterol Hepatol 29:4:189–197Google Scholar

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