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A rare instance of small bowel diarrhoea


Dr. Jaya Ghosh Chatterjee

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Department of Gastroenterology, Peerless Hospitex Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India,

Correspondence to Author:  Dr. Jaya Ghosh Chatterjee


Since distribution of 22 instances of olmesartan incited sprue like enteropathy by Rubio-Tapia et al. there have been distributions of many case reports. It is currently archived that olmesartan cause sprue like enteropathy with fractional villous decay, prompting malabsorption and little entrail looseness of the bowels. Now and then it looks like celiac, in some it might look like collagenous or lymphocytic infinitesimal colitis. It might include any pieces of gastrointestinal lot. There are not many case reports from India.

We experienced a moderately aged female with serious the runs prompting lack of hydration and intense kidney injury. After bombed preliminary of gluten free eating routine, she answered just when olmesartan was halted. Point of announcing this case is-We as a clinician should know about this unfriendly impact of angiotensin receptor II blocker and ought to have a high file of doubt so we can stay away from defer in the conclusion as well as expensive, baffling pointless tests.

Stomach torment; Intense kidney; Colono-ileoscopy; Hypokalemia; Endoscopy


Dr. Jaya Ghosh Chatterjee. A rare instance of small bowel diarrhoea.. Japanese Journal of Gastroenterology, 2023.

Journal Info

  • Journal Name: Japanese Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Impact Factor: 2.709**
  • ISSN: 2832-4870
  • DOI: 10.52338/jjogastro
  • Short Name: JJOGASTRO
  • Acceptance rate: 55%
  • Volume: 4 (2024)
  • Submission to acceptance: 25 days
  • Acceptance to publication: 10 days


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