First Known Use of tropical sprue
medical Definition of tropical sprue
- Though pathologically indistinguishable from nontropical sprue (i.e., gluten-sensitive enteropathy, or celiac disease), tropical sprue … does not respond to the removal of gluten from the diet …
- —Edward T. Ryan et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 15 Aug. 2002
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