Clinical Case Database / Category: Patient Management
Hannah Jackson BMedSci, BMBS, MRCP (London), Ian Gee MD, FRCP
Foundation Years Journal, volume 5, issue 8, p.15 (123Doc Education, London, September 2011)
This case-based discussion focuses on a previously well 53 year-old man presenting with symptoms suggestive of malabsorption and discusses the investigation, differential diagnosis and management of malabsorption.
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Hannah Jackson BMedSci, BMBS, MRCP (London)
Gastroenterology ST4 at Worcestershire
Ian Gee MD, FRCP
Worcestershire Royal Hospital and Specialist Training Committee Chair in Gastroenterology for the West Midlands
1. Foundation Year Programme Curriculum: core competencies and skills http://www.foundationprogramme.nhs.uk/pages/home/keydocuments~ foundation-programme-curriculum
2. Lewis SJ, Heaton KW. Stool form scale as a useful guide to intestinal transit time. Scand. J. Gastroenterol 1997; 32 (9): 920â€“4
3. Bloom S and Webster G. Malabsorption and steatorrhoea and Coeliac disease. In: Oxford Handbook of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 1st edition. New York: Oxford University Press 2006; 79-82 and 228-230
5. Farrell RJ and Kelly CP. Celiac sprue and refractory sprue. In: Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease, 8th edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier 2006; 2277-2306
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