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Whipple's disease

Introduction: Whipple's disease

Description of Whipple's disease

Whipple's disease (medical condition): Rare malabsorption disease from bacterial digestive infection...more »

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Whipple's disease: A chronic systemic infection by a gram-positive bacterium, Tropheryma whippelii, mainly affecting the SMALL INTESTINE but also the JOINTS; CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM; and the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. The disease is characterized by fat deposits in the INTESTINE MUCOSA and LYMPH NODES, malabsorption, DIARRHEA with fatty stools, MALNUTRITION, and ARTHRITIS.
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Whipple's disease as a Disease

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Whipple's disease: Article Excerpts

Whipple's disease is a malabsorption disease. It interferes with the body's ability to absorb certain... (Source: excerpt from Whipple's Disease: NIDDK)

Whipple's disease is a malabsorption disease. It interferes with the body's ability to absorb certain nutrients. The ... (Source: excerpt from Whipple's Disease: NIDDK)

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