Saturday 19 September 2009

Tropical enteropathy − 2

It’s difficult for an engineer like me to understand exactly what tropical enteropathy is. There’s a reasonably informative entry on ‘Malabsorption syndromes in the tropics’ on pages 600−603 of volume 2 of the Oxford Textbook of Medicine, 4th ed. (OUP, 2005). You should be able to read these pages on Google Books here. I’ll keep looking for an even more understandable explanation.