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Gut. 1977 February; 18(2): 152–155.
PMCID: PMC1411293

Whipple's disease with minimal intestinal involvement.

Abstract

An uncharacteristic case of Whipple's disease is reported, in which, although overt intestinal involvement was absent, and there was only a patchy histological lesion, the diagnosis was confirmed by electron-microscopic examination of peroral intestinal biopsies.

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