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A study of malabsorption after resection of the entire jejunum and the proximal half of the ileum
  1. Barbara E. Clayton,
  2. Dawson A. Cotton

    Abstract

    Biochemical, haematological, and radiological investigations are reported in a young child in whom nearly 80% of the small intestine was resected. The prognosis in a child after such extensive resection is probably better than in an adult, as natural growth can still occur with the expectation of greater adaptability as well as of increased length of the remaining segments.

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