Tropical Sprue

Under a tropical sprue is meant a rare acquired disease, which is characterized by a malabsorption and megaloblastic anemia. Its etiology is probably infectious. The diagnosis is made clinically and by means of a small bowel biopsy. The therapy consists of the administration of tetracycline and folic acid for 6 months. Tropical sprue is a malabsorption syndrome. Under a tropical sprue is meant a rare acquired disease, which is characterized…

September 3, 2018
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