Christine Wanke

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Tropical Sprue

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Symptoms associated with tropical sprue include chronic diarrhea and symptoms of malabsorption; including steatorrhea, cramps, bloating, and ultimately, weight loss. Because tropical sprue may be accompanied by anemia, symptoms can also include pallor, fatigue, and weakness. Many times, these symptoms result in the occurrence of anorexia. The definition…

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