Case and Analysis by Bruce D.

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Weight loss caused by drugs or diarrhea?

A young man had lost 50 lb in two months and was having bowel movements almost hourly A 19-year-old Caucasian man was referred to the gastroenterology department for a two-week history of severe diarrhea and six weeks of appetite loss and weight decrease. He reported between 20-25 diarrheal bowel movements daily, with symptoms occurring during…

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