Tropical sprue

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Tropical sprue

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The terms "Tropical sprue" returned 48 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pathogenesis of tropical sprue: a pilot study of antroduodenal manometry, duodenocaecal transit time & fat-induced ileal brake.
 

Author(s): Uday C Ghoshal, Sunil Kumar, Asha Misra, Gourdas Choudhuri

Journal: Indian J. Med. Res.. 2013 Jan;137(1):63-72.

 

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) due to ileal brake-induced hypomotility may cause tropical sprue (TS). We evaluated effect of infusion of fat or placebo in duodenum randomly in patients with TS and healthy controls on antroduodenal manometry (ADM) and mediators of ileal ...

Last Updated: 13 Mar 2013

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Tropical sprue: a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
 

Author(s): B S Ramakrishna

Journal: Indian J. Med. Res.. 2013 Jan;137(1):12-4.

 

Last Updated: 13 Mar 2013

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Tropical sprue in two foreign residents, with evidence of Tropheryma whippelii in one case.
 

Author(s): Virginie Prendki, Lucia Grandière-Perez, Séverine Ansart, Florence Fenollar, François Bricaire, Eric Caumes

Journal: J Travel Med. ;13(3):175-7.

 

Tropical sprue is a rare disease in travelers. Its etiology remains unclear. We report two cases of tropical sprue occurring in long-term residents in Nepal and Cameroon. In one case, Tropheryma whippelii, the agent of Whipple's disease, was identified. Many infectious agents have ...

Last Updated: 18 May 2006

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The terms "Tropical sprue" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Tropical sprue--its aetiology and pathogenesis.
 

Author(s): J Glynn

Journal: J R Soc Med. 1986 Oct;79(10):599-606.

 

Last Updated: 14 Jan 1987

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Tropical sprue.
 

Author(s): J G Banwell, S L Gorbach

Journal: Gut. 1969 May;10(5):328-33.

 

Last Updated: 25 Jul 1969

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