The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 10, Issue 11, pp 945–957 | Cite as

Hypogammaglobulinemia and steatorrhea

  • C. F. McCarthy
  • W. I. Austad
  • A. E. A. Read


1. A patient with acquired idiopathic hypogammaglobulinemia and steatorrhea is described. Jejunal and ileal biopsies were histologically normal.

2. Special studies to elucidate the mechanism of the steatorrhea were carried out and tend to support the presence of an altered bacterial flora of the small intestine.


Public Health Small Intestine Ileal Special Study Bacterial Flora 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. F. McCarthy
    • 1
  • W. I. Austad
    • 1
  • A. E. A. Read
    • 1
  1. 1.From the Department of MedicineThe University of Bristol at Bristol Royal InfirmaryBristolEngland

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