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Disease Sprue, Tropical

Name Sprue, Tropical
Synonyms Idiopathic Tropical Malabsorption Syndrome | Tropical Sprue
Definition A chronic malabsorption syndrome, occurring mainly in residents of or visitors to the tropics or subtropics. The failed INTESTINAL ABSORPTION of nutrients from the SMALL INTESTINE results in MALNUTRITION and ANEMIA that is due to FOLIC ACID deficiency.
Categories Digestive system disease | Metabolic disease
MeSH® ID D013182
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1. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Intestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Malabsorption Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sprue, Tropical Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Malabsorption Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sprue, Tropical Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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