Basic Summary for Sprue


Main name of condition: Sprue
Other names or spellings: psilosis

What is Sprue?
  Brief description of Sprue: Malabsorption digestive syndrome
  Parent types of Sprue: Digestive Diseases
  Organs Affected by Sprue: digestive
  Types of Sprue: Celiac sprue, Tropical sprue, Nontropical sprue
How serious is Sprue?
  Complications of Sprue: see complications of Sprue
What causes Sprue?
  Cause of Sprue: Inability to absorb various substances in the digestive system.
  Causes of Sprue: see causes of Sprue
  Risk factors for Sprue: see risk factors for Sprue
What are the symptoms of Sprue?
  Symptoms of Sprue: see symptoms of Sprue
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Sprue: see treatments for Sprue
Last revision: June 18, 2003

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