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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: 224 relevant articles (5 outcomes, 18 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
2. Steatorrhea
3. Malnutrition (Nutritional Deficiencies)
4. Lactose Intolerance (Intolerance, Lactose)
5. Gastroenteritis

Experts

1. Ghoshal, Uday C: 4 articles (10/2017 - 05/2003)
2. Murray, Joseph A: 2 articles (10/2012 - 09/2003)
3. Misra, Asha: 2 articles (03/2006 - 05/2003)
4. Choudhury, Lopamudra: 1 article (05/2022)
5. Nag, Sagnik: 1 article (05/2022)
6. Roy, Souvik: 1 article (05/2022)
7. Saini, Ankita: 1 article (05/2022)
8. Amisha, Fnu: 1 article (01/2021)
9. Bettington, Mark: 1 article (01/2021)
10. Biyani, Shubham: 1 article (01/2021)

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. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
4. LactaseIBA
5. Vitamin DFDA LinkGeneric
6. Vitamin B 12 (Cyanocobalamin)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Bile Acids and Salts (Bile Acids)IBA
8. CarbohydratesIBA
9. Proteins (Proteins, Gene)FDA Link
10. AlbuminsIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Therapeutics
2. Gluten-Free Diet
3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
4. Oral Administration
5. Aftercare (After-Treatment)