Tropical sprue

What is Tropical sprue?

Tropical sprue, also known as environmental enteropathy, is a malabsorption disease commonly found in the tropical regions, marked with abnormal flattening of the villi and inflammation of the lining of the small intestine. It differs significantly from coeliac sprue.

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How frequent are cases of Tropical Sprue in the U.S. and particularly Florida? Most travelers returning from the Islands and South XXXXXXX transfer...

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Based on the information provided you are wanting to know how often a tropical is spread in USA.

Tropical sprue is rarely reported in USA, even...

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I would like your advice on my condition. Plesae review the details in the attached June-2012-Ltr.pdf and let me know what you think.

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Thanks for asking for an opinion regarding your condition.

I can not see anything of significance in attached reports. I understand...

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Dear Sir I am XXXXXXX,age 30 years old ,height 5 feet 7 inch.I am facing problem of loose motion before 1 year.I assume abdominal ultrasound, fool...

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Welcome to XXXXXXX forum.

With the available described symptoms, it can be concluded that you are suffering from chronic diarrhea.


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