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August 1970

On the Question of Psoriatic Enteropathy

Author Affiliations

San Francisco

From the departments of radiology and medicine (divisions of gastroenterology and dermatology), University of California, San Francisco.

Arch Dermatol. 1970;102(2):151-153. doi:10.1001/archderm.1970.04000080023004

We have been unable to detect any abnormality in the structure or function of the small bowel in eight psoriatic patients who underwent studies of fecal fat excretion, xylose excretion, microscopic (routine, dissection, and electron) examination of jejunal mucosa, and roentgenographic examination.