A severe but reversible refractory sprue
- Guinea-pigs, green boas, and gastroenteritis. MacLeod, James // British Medical Journal;12/1/1979, Vol. 2 Issue 6202, p1427
Focuses on the electives of tropical and infectious diseases in Lima, Peru. Problems of acute diarrheal disease in Peruvian children; Pathogenesis of rotavirus; Important cause of morbidity and mortality.
- 25-Hydroxycholecalciferol absorption in steatorrhoea and postgastrectomy osteomalacia. Gertner, J.M.; Lilburn, Margaret; Domenech, Mercedes // British Medical Journal;5/21/1977, Vol. 1 Issue 6072, p1310
Analyzes the 25-hydroxycholecalciferol (25-OHD) absorption in patients with steatorrhoea and postgastrectomy osteomalacia. Correlation between peak post-absorption 25-OHD levels and faecal fat excretion; Condition showing a deficiency of vitamin D; Function as valuable measure of small...
- Tropical sprue: a review. O'Brien, W. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Dec1979, Vol. 72 Issue 12, p916
The article discusses topics related to tropical sprue. According to some researchers, the disease does not only occur in Africa. Further researches shows that the syndrome amongst Africans appears to be identical to that seen in Europeans. Furthermore, there was a very characteristic syndrome...
- HOW MUCH WHEAT IS TOO MUCH IN A WHEAT-SENSITIVE PATIENT? Malta, Frank J. // Cortlandt Forum;10/25/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p64
Focuses on the amount of wheat patients with sprue can eat before they experience symptoms. Variability in disease expression in individuals with celiac sprue; Evaluation of the effects of low-level gluten exposure in celiac sprue patients; Suggestion of the preliminary data on the study...
- sprue. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p710
An encyclopedia entry for "sprue" is presented. It refers to an intestinal disorder that prevents the small intestine absorbing sufficient nutrients from food. The entry mentions that the two forms of sprue are tropical sprue and coeliac disease, which is more common and is caused by sensitivity...
- sprue, tropical. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p710
An encyclopedia entry for "tropical sprue" is presented. It refers to a disease of the small intestine that interferes with the absorption of nutrients from food. The disease occurs mainly in India, the Far East and the Caribbean. Symptoms of sprue include loss of appetite and weight, an...
- Steatorrhoea induced by allopurinol. Chen, B.; Shapira, J.; Ravid, M.; Lang, L. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);6/26/1982, Vol. 284 Issue 6333, p1914
Describes a case of severe steatorrhea induced by allopurinol in Israel. Dilation of loops in the small intestines with mucosal damage; Decline in the number of the bowel movements; Association between allopurinol and diarrhea.
- Steatorrhea Induced by Para-aminosalicylic Acid. Levine, Robert A. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun68, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p1265
Presents information on a study which examined the role of para-aminosalicylic acid in the development of steatorrhea. Methodology; Results; Discussion.
- gluten-sensitive enteropathy. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p968
An encyclopedia entry for "gluten-sensitive enteropathy," which refers to celiac sprue, is presented.