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The use of an elemental feed in the nutritional support of an unusual case of diarrhoea


Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics 6(5): 457-460
The use of an elemental feed in the nutritional support of an unusual case of diarrhoea
A patient with a pancreatic tumour suffered severe diarrhoea as a result of abnormal secretions of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide. Initial elemental feeding and continued nutritional support improved her nutritional status. The patient currently supports her nutritional needs from a normal diet.

Accession: 002530142

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-277x.1993.tb00390.x

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