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Mesalazine in the initial management of severely acutely malnourished children with environmental enteric dysfunction: a pilot randomized controlled trial

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Background: Environmental enteric dysfunction (EED) is an acquired syndrome of impaired gastrointestinal mucosal barrier function that is thought to play a key role in the pathogenesis of stunting in early life. It has been conceptualized as an adaptive response to excess environmental pathogen exposure. However, it is clinically similar to other inflammatory enteropathies, which result from both host and environmental triggers, and for which immunomodul...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Pathology Dunn School
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
133
Publication date:
2014-08-14
Acceptance date:
2014-07-17
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ISSN:
1741-7015
Pmid:
25189855
Language:
English
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pubs:484449
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uuid:fcdc433e-bd09-49e5-a2fe-dbae48d41d16
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pubs:484449
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484449
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2017-05-06

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