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Tropical sprue

Tropical sprue: Introduction

Tropical sprue: A rare digestive disease where the small intestine can't absorb nutrients properly. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Tropical sprue is available below.

Symptoms of Tropical sprue

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Tropical sprue?

Tropical sprue: Related Patient Stories

Tropical sprue: Complications

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Causes of Tropical sprue

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Disease Topics Related To Tropical sprue

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Tropical sprue: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Tropical sprue

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive more »

Tropical sprue: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Tropical sprue

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Tropical sprue: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Tropical sprue

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Tropical sprue: Animations

Prognosis for Tropical sprue

Prognosis for Tropical sprue: good response to treatment

Research about Tropical sprue

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Tropical sprue: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Tropical sprue:

Chronic malabsorption syndrome occuring mainly in residents of or visitors to the tropics or subtropics; failed intestinal absorption of nutrients results in malnutrition and anemia due to folate deficiency. - (Source - Diseases Database)


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