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Tropical Sprue

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.
Also Known As:
Sprue, Tropical; Idiopathic Tropical Malabsorption Syndrome
Networked: 173 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 12 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
2. Steatorrhea
3. Malnutrition
4. Gastroenteritis
5. Malabsorption Syndromes (Malabsorption Syndrome)

Experts

1. Murray, Joseph A: 2 articles (10/2012 - 09/2003)
2. Misra, Asha: 2 articles (03/2006 - 05/2003)
3. Ghoshal, Uday C: 2 articles (03/2006 - 05/2003)
4. Porter, Chad K: 1 article (11/2015)
5. McCarroll, Matthew G: 1 article (11/2015)
6. Gutierrez, Ramiro L: 1 article (11/2015)
7. Riddle, Mark S: 1 article (11/2015)
8. Hanif, Farina M: 1 article (04/2015)
9. Abbas, Zaigham: 1 article (04/2015)
10. Shabir, Sabhita: 1 article (04/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Tropical Sprue:
1. Folic Acid (Vitamin M)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Tetracycline (Achromycin)FDA LinkGeneric
3. LactaseIBA
4. Vitamin DFDA LinkGeneric
5. Vitamin B 12 (Cyanocobalamin)FDA LinkGeneric
6. SodiumIBA
7. CalciumIBA
8. Glycine (Aminoacetic Acid)FDA LinkGeneric
9. Palmitic Acid (Hexadecanoic Acid)IBA
10. Oleic Acid (Oleate)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Oral Administration
3. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
4. Gastroscopes
5. Endoscopes