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A considerable body of literature of the topic of lipid assimilation and clinical malabsorption has accumulated over the past decade. Drs. Losowsky, Walker, and Kelleher have done a commendable job in organizing that literature and assembling it into the form of an easily read and heavily referenced text. The reader can be expected to be taken through an early chapter on the physiology and biochemistry of intestinal absorption, setting the stage nicely for the remaining chapters, which consider intestinal ecology; nutritional consequences of steatorrhea; the clinical assessment of steatorrhea and the various etiologies; immune aspects of gut function relevant to
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Malabsorption in Clinical Practice.. Ann Intern Med. 1974;81:866. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-81-6-866_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;81(6):866.
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