Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology

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: 1995  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 37--42

Chronic diarrhea in children : Part I. physiology, pathophysiology, etiology


Mohamed I El Mouzan 
 Department of Paediatrics, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, P.O. Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Mohamed I El Mouzan
Department of Paediatrics, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, P.O. Box 2925, Riyadh 11461
Saudi Arabia

Chronic diarrhea is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in children. Although the pattern of the problem is well established in Western countries. limited data are available from Saudi Arabia. The purpose of this review is to provide an updated overview of the physiology of digestion, pathophysiology and etiology of diarrhea with particular emphasis on patterns prevalent in Saudi Arabia


How to cite this article:
El Mouzan MI. Chronic diarrhea in children : Part I. physiology, pathophysiology, etiology.Saudi J Gastroenterol 1995;1:37-42


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El Mouzan MI. Chronic diarrhea in children : Part I. physiology, pathophysiology, etiology. Saudi J Gastroenterol [serial online] 1995 [cited 2021 Sep 28 ];1:37-42
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