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Intestinal malabsorption syndromes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2184734     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This chapter is a review of selected causes of intestinal malabsorption. The pathogenesis and clinical features of malabsorption due to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), celiac sprue, and small bowel bacterial overgrowth are discussed, with emphasis on recent developments. The etiology and diagnostic challenges of malabsorptive disorders in the elderly are also reviewed.
Authors:
T A Brasitus; M D Sitrin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annual review of medicine     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0066-4219     ISO Abbreviation:  Annu. Rev. Med.     Publication Date:  1990  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-05-25     Completed Date:  1990-05-25     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985151R     Medline TA:  Annu Rev Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  339-47     Citation Subset:  IM; X    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome / complications
Aged
Celiac Disease / etiology
Humans
Malabsorption Syndromes / diagnosis,  etiology*,  microbiology

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