chronic bacillary diarrhea

chron·ic bac·il·la·ry di·ar·rhe·a

prolonged diarrhea occurring in association with bacterial infection, usually occurring in patients with gastrointestinal stasis, allowing bacterial proliferation in the intestine with secondary malabsorption. Occurs in blind-loop syndrome after intestinal surgery, following vagotomy, and occasionally in scleroderma or diabetes.
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